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Hi guys!   I, along with some others who have dropped away over the years, started FYF from my recliner in January 2014, with the aim of helping people like me to feed their families healthy homemade meals for less. I never in my wildest dreams imagined the page would grow to become a community… Read More

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Make your own curry pastes

Ingredients KORMA PASTE 2 cloves garlic 5 cm piece of ginger ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon garam masala 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 fresh green chillies 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons ground almonds ½ a bunch fresh coriander , (15g) 2 teaspoons cumin seeds , for toasting 1 teaspoon… Read More

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Adapting recipes

    This is something that comes up a lot!   Most recipes can be adapted to suit you! Whether that is down to taste or dietary needs.   A lot of chef’s won’t like me saying this but, in my opinion, it is true. If you find a recipe in a book or online… Read More

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Getting the most from a turkey/chicken

I bought a half price frozen turkey in Aldi this week for £5.49. I defrosted it and cooked it in my slow cooker yesterday for 10 hours on low. When I took it out I left the juices in the slow cooker. Then I stripped the meat off the carcass and added all the bones,… Read More

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Store Cupboard Basics

Plain flour Self raising flour Honey Sugar Vanilla essence Garlic Ginger Mixed herbs Paprika Chinese 5 spice Chilli powder Soy sauce Veg oil Lemon juice Cornflour Oxo cubes Stock cubes Porage oats Tomato purée Tinned tomatoes Pasatta Pasta Rice Noodles Cous cous Spaghetti Feel free to add your essentials xx Lorna xx

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