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Something for a Summer's Weekend


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Something for a Summer's Weekend - Savoury Recipes
Lazy weekend cooking
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The weekend is the blissful time away from the weekday routine, a time to unwind and relax. We know that it is not always possible to achieve but there are ways to ease up the pressure and one is to turn to simpler recipes. These recipes aren't always quicker; some are long slow cooking, freeing up time away from the stove. The weekends are also a lovely time to gather friends or family around for a traditional Sunday roast.

" Something for the Weekend " is a weekly post on my blog and here is a collection of some of the favourite recipes from there.

Poached Wild Sea Trout

This recipe comes from Chef Andrew Pern's book, Loose Birds and Game and is a lovely dish for a summer's day... read more

Smoked Mackerel Fishcakes Recipe

Busy weekend for me with the food festival in Malton, so have been pondering over quick and easy dinner for tonight have just been reminded ... read more

Tomato Tart Recipe

The perfect and the best tomato tart for any time of year... read more

Cool Summer Soup

Long, slow, Soup is a wonderful dish at any time of year, but on a warm, summers' day what could be lovelier than a bowl of chilled soup ... read more

Spicy Braised Pork

Based on Bill Granger's recipes, perfect for the weekend... read more

Roast Rib of Beef and Yorkshire Puddings

The traditional and the best Sunday lunch dish. Loved throughout Britain at any time of year... read more

Chicken and Leek Pie Recipe

Next week is British Pie Week a great British food week celebrating our love of the pie. So, to kick off the week why ... read more

Which Sunday Roast?

With guests arriving for the weekend tomorrow I need to plan the cooking today. ... Something for the Weekend - Which Sunday Roast? ... read more

Few Extra Summer Recipes

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