Snack

Gluten-Free, Snack, Vegetarian

Polenta Chips

Polenta is made by grinding corn into flour, or meal.Traditionally in Italy, it is the name of the dish not the actual ingredient.  It is a rich yellow colour, with a slightly sweet flavour and is available in different grades ranging from coarse to fine. It can be cooked to be...

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Snack

Puff pastry ideas

Have you got some puff pastry over from making that pie? would you like something ready in the freezer for that lunchtime snack/ picnic hamper/ unexpected visitor for drinks or simply a quick and easy bite for when you are busy gardening/decorating ….. or simply hungry!!! Raiding the...

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Canapés, Cheese, Drinks, Snack

Filo Canapés

Just a few ideas to use up all those bits of leftover filo pastry You can make them bite-size and you get a lot from a small amount of pastry. I have a 24 mini bun tin which gives a perfect size for canapés. They can be sweet or savoury and can be frozen before cooking. I have a container…

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Beef, Pizza, Snack

Burger rolls with a twist!

Why not make these as a change from a traditional sausage roll.  I often make these using vegetarian burgers as well as with a meat burger.  They are full of flavour with a coarse texture.   These are a great way of having a burger without the bap. You can also use meatballs. 

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Snack, Soup

Pot Luck Soup

I call this pot luck soup but perhaps “what is left in the fridge” soup would be better! I hate waste, obviously we all have to throw some bits away occasionally and you have to be conscious of sell by dates.  I fancied some soup for my lunch and looking in the fridge there was...

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