Author Archives: cllism

Buttered Charlotte Potatoes With Pesto Dressing

We kept buying a lot of potatoes for the past 2 weeks because a lot of ideas about how to cook potatoes kept coming in, every evening at 5.30pm and during our grocery shopping trips – leek and potato soup, … Read more

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My 20 Minutes Meal Of Microwavable Tomato Pasta with Mozzarella

I have recently picked up on the 5.30pm Channel 4 show in Durham – ‘Jamie Oliver’s 30-minute meals‘ and am hereby mimicking some of his cooking ethos: Always praise your cooking techniques and recipes. Use cheater techniques to hasten the … Read more

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Killhope Lead Mining Museum – A Mine Where Lead Wasn’t Mined

That was the first thing the tour guide Andre told us. ‘People went down to mine Galena, not lead‘, he said. And Galena could make people rich – was what I remembered – which was what caught me off-guard, because … Read more

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Gepacktes Sandwich für Mittagessen Von Dem Mann

Am Dienstag hat mein Mann mir ein Sandwich gemacht. Es schmeckt wirklich sehr gut, wie ein aus einem Backerei. Yum! Yum!

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First Recipe Blog in Durham – Stir-Fried Leek with Beef and Pork Liver

I’m almost all done with the stocking up of ingredients in the hostel kitchen. Just today, we managed to snatch up an even more estimable commodity: a bottle of Chinese marinade sauce! We didn’t even know such a sauce existed … Read more

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