Friday Pot Luck| Week #6

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It’s back to school week! Even though it’s been four years since I left education, I always see the first week of September as the start of a new term, and I don’t think I’m alone. It’s a time for buying stationery, tidying my desk, and making pledges to myself about being more organised this academic year.

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Stuffed Courgettes

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I’m a fiend for courgettes, but not everyone feels the love. Fair enough – when cooked badly, courgettes can create an unpleasant and watery ratatouille, or a dark green, floppy disc in a plate of Mediterranean vegetables…. 

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Sloe Whisky

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The very word ‘sloe’ is synonymous with ‘sloe gin’ or ‘sloe vodka’. Not so much ‘sloe whisky’ though…which is a real pity. Now don’t get me wrong. I love gin, and vodka. But both have a very dry, sharp taste which works wonderfully with the acidity of a lemon or a lime, or the bitterness of tonic.… 

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