Author Archives: Nicola

Baked Alaska – A Random Recipe Challenge

This month for his random recipe challenge Dom asked us to delve into our cupboards and pull out an ingredient that had been lurking there for some time.  Fellow random recipe-ites, I have a confession.  I don’t have anything lurking … Continue reading

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Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

Autumn – season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  Of winter coats, socks in boots, and hunting for missing gloves.  Pulling the curtains earlier and earlier, putting on the central heating.  Shaking out the heavy duvet – then a blanket – … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup – an Archaeology Gastronomy Recipe

For the last in our Ancient Greece series we looked at more frugal food – poorer people cooked with legumes such as lentils.  This soup is filling; the five cloves of garlic ensure its not bland.  And finally – a … Continue reading

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