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Breakfast naans

I make no secret of my desire to return to Scotland. As much as I’ve grown to love Manchester, and, in particular its people, I’ve never felt quite at home here. As such, at least once a year, The Thirsty Manc and I take a


Smoked haddock breakfast pots

This deliciously decadent breakfast is perfect for a special occasion, or just because. Who needs an excuse with food this good? Ingredients 10g butter softened plus extra for buttering 185g smoked haddock (skinned and boned) 200ml double cream 2 tsp English mustard 4 x free-range eggs


All-in-one-baked mushrooms

When I first met The Thirsty Manc,  I thought that he was lovely.  He held open doors, walked on the outside of the road (something about a sword arm?) called when he said he would and was generally an all round nice man. Being a somewhat


Smoked Salmon and Caviar Verrine

If you’re looking for a show stopping breakfast, this one is hard to beat. Ingredients 200g smoked salmon Crème fraiche (about six tablespoons) Capers (I like to use about three tablespoons) Two- four teaspoons of caviar Caperberries Lemon Bilinis Preparation Mix the crème fraiche and capers with a

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Lazy brunch

It’s hard to beat a good Sunday brunch. With a hangover it leaves you feeling almost human again, without you feel quite virtuous and deserving of the yummy goodness. This recipe works both ways. Ingredients 2 x large(ish) potatoes cut into chunks (or a handful