A Bubbling Cauldron of Lamb Rapid Ragu (Nigella)


Yay, Sarah from Maison Cupcake has opened up a new round of Forever Nigella, a really popular blog event in which Nigella recipes old and new get a themed makeover. This month, excitingly, the theme is ‘Halloween Horrors‘ and Sarah has challenged us all to use our imaginations and create any Nigella dish we like, but we… 

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Ultimate Ice-Cream Sundae (Nigella)

When I read that the theme for Maison Cupcake’s seventh Forever Nigella blog event was ‘Iced Dreams’ (this month hosted by Arthi at Soul Curry) there was no thought process involved – it was straight for the peanut butter, dark chocolate, double cream and golden syrup for me. This really could have been a ‘Silent Sunday’ post with just… 

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Pantry Paella with Veg Box Runner Beans (Nigella)

This is my entry to the monthly blogging event over at Maison Cupcake called Forever Nigella, this month hosted by Kat at Housewife Confidential. The theme is ‘Sea Fish and Eat It,’ which promted me to have a scour through NIgella’s books to find a fishy recipe. We are not huge ‘paella’ fans in our family, if… 

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Pappardelle with Butternut and Taleggio

Last week I was on the hunt for a recipe that would feed a crowd, more specifically, a group of my lovely girlfriends who were getting together to help me celebrate my birthday.  As is now the trend, we were all asked to bring something for the table and had decided on an Italian-themed evening…. 

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Nigella’s Chocolate Cloud Cake

Nigella'sChocolate Cloud Cake

I’m thinking of chocolate.  In particular of a rich chocolate cake, oozing with depth of flavour and richness.  Well, it is ten in the morning after all, I am hosting a children’s book party at home and cake is necessary. I’m sure my obsession is not helped by the fact that this months’ theme for the Forever Nigella blogging challenge over… 

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Easy Entertaining – Nigella Style

This post is inspired by two things.  Firstly, a lovely long leisurely lunch on Saturday with good friends who came down to visit us from Bournemouth.  Secondly, by a fantastic new blogging event hosted by Sarah at Maison Cupcake. Here’s why:   Entertaining - you never want it to be stressful.  My first tip is to call upon a… 

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