Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie

Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie

Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie This post was first written in June 2013 and updated in June 2021. This recipe is one of those extremely variable ones. You can bake this as a pie, leave the top of and bake as a bacon and sweetcorn tart, or steam it as a pudding and change...
A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai I run a cooking group for the local U3A that meets once a month, and this months meeting was today. We made plain chow mein, a creamy leek cheese toast topper and this wonderful Pad Thai. It works out rather expensive for our budget here,...
Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna Went to Glyndebourne yesterday, with the friend I go to see the live transmissions with. No, not the posh, picnic in the garden type. Very expensive! We went to see the youth group do a modern opera called Nothing. It was...

Green Thai Kidney Bean Curry, 59p

Green Thai Kidney Bean Curry, 59p We had an oldie but goodie for tea this evening. Thai green curry. I used a mix of carrots, a red and green pepper, Savoy cabbage, tomatoes and an onion. The protein part was paneer, and we had it with brown basmati. I tried costing...
Corned Beef & Mushroom Pie

Corned Beef & Mushroom Pie

Corned Beef & Mushroom Pie One day this week, I did a variation of the bacon and sweetcorn pie. I used a tin of corned beef that was in the cupboard to make a corned beef pie. The pie only used half the tin, for a 4 portion pie. I used the other half to make 4...