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Icelandic lamb and wild thyme hotpot

Icelandic lamb and wild thyme hotpot

This recipe is actually a reproduction of a dish I made while camping in Iceland in 2015 in a 30 year old Land Rover, with my husband Tim and my great friend Liz. We were camping in the most beautiful campsite at Þakgil just north of Vik – almost a secluded canyon – green carpeted and surrounded by steep mountain walls high above a glacial valley. We had climbed up the winding gravel roads in the old Landy, stopping to take in…

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

I love banana bread. It’s one of the first things I ever baked – it’s moist with sweet gooey chunks of chocolate and banana, and is ridiculously easy to put together. It is great still warm from the oven with a cup of tea, or as a breakfast treat! Ingredients: 3 overripe bananas 2 eggs, beaten 110g melted unsalted butter 170g caster sugar 1 tbsp milk 1.5 tbsp lemon juice Double handful of chopped pecans or walnuts 70g chopped dark chocolate…

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The ultimate home comfort – roast chicken with caramelized onion gravy

The ultimate home comfort – roast chicken with caramelized onion gravy

This had to be the first entry to my blog. It pretty much epitomizes the essence of how I cook. This is a recipe I make with my own home-reared chickens, processed by my own hand and turned into an utterly delicious meal for my family and friends. A good roast chicken with crisp brown skin, juicy and tender in a bed of sweet melting onions and swimming in a rich gravy is one of the best home cooked dishes…

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