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Prawn, Avocado & Mango Cocktail for 2

Prawn, Avocado & Mango Cocktail for 2
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Is there anything as retro-fashionable as a prawn cocktail? Just hearing the name conjures up images of Mary Quant miniskirts, Yves Saint Laurent’s Mondrian Shift Dress and Emilio Pucci’s Braniff hostess uniforms. Simply fabulous, FABULOUS dahlings!

Nutella Brownie Cookies

Nutella Brownie Cookies
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The start of a new business means many, many nights in.  It’s strange because when I was fantasizing about starting up Mother I had imagined effortless days in a cute retro office wearing cute retro outfits, and lovely evenings swanning about at various events (always in a perfect dress, and with perfect hair).  Fact, as well as
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Cherry Tomato Salad: A Roasted Reprise

Cherry Tomato Salad: A Roasted Reprise
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Does anyone feel that cherry tomatoes have been elbowed out of the way by their hybrid cousins, the grape tomato?  While I admit that grape tomatoes are much nicer to eat raw, being sweeter with a lower “squirt factor” (don’t you just love that term?) in a neat one-bite package,  I do feel a little sorry for the
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Salmon Fishcakes

Salmon Fishcakes
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Hmm.  This recipe doesn’t have an interesting story behind it.  I just wanted an excuse to cook Japanese karé because it’s brown, tasty and has lots of sauce.  

Fishy Business

Fishy Business
Posted in : Recipes on by : ilovemother

Here’s a neat little fact – did you know that the flesh of sea-faring creatures like fish, scallops etc are much softer than land-dwelling animals (cows, lamb etc) because of gravity?  They don’t need so much strength to “hold themselves up” hence their muscles are less developed, softer and more pliant.  Also, most fish are pretty chilled
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