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Feeding Love – Gill Watson

When I’m shopping for items to make up food parcels, I always take a photo of what’s on the conveyor belt before I pack...
Trust your nstincts

Trust Your Instincts | Gill Watson on her Soap Box

I’ve had my phone nicked again. Last time it fell through a hole in my coat pocket and was picked up by the man...
Foodbank

Foodbanks and Men in Black

This column is not what it should be as it’s deadline day and I’m in a bit of a state. I can’t write something...
Jack Monroe

We chat to ‘A Girl Called Jack’ author Jack Monroe

When Karen the editor asked if I fancied interviewing Jack Monroe for this issue I was whooping and a-cheering and telling everyone from the...
suet crust pastry

Pies with cheat suet crust and dumplings

I'm rubbish at cakes (no patience to read a recipe and too much faff for my liking) but I am an excellent pastry maker....
microwavable cake

Miracle Microwave Chocolate Cake

How many years have I been making and ruining cakes? Seems like forever. Last week was Aunty Mary’s birthday and before I could think...
chocolate mousse

Chocolate Mousse at 15p per serving

What’s better than a bar of chocolate? Chocolate mousse, that’s what. But if you do it the traditional French way with a zillion eggs...
bolognese

Essential Bolognese batch cooking at 63p per portion

I always try to have some Bolognese in the freezer, divided into portions. It gives me a day off when I'm sick of cooking...
meaty flan

Baked Meaty Flan

Baked meaty flan with peanuts.Yes, I know that sounds odd but it's a variation on a Joscelyn Dimbleby recipe that's really good. She uses...
chicken and fried vegetables

Chicken and vegetable fried rice

Chicken and vegetable fried rice. It has to be quick and easy tonight as I've got 500 Christmas cards to sign and then 150...

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