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Let’s Do Brunch with The 21st Century Housewife

Welcome to Let’s Do Brunch, the recipe exchange for breakfast, lunch and brunch recipes. My co-host, Chaya of My Sweet and Savory and I are looking forward to seeing what you have to share this week! Highlights from my visits to last week’s posts include: Eggplant Layering Fig Cookies Steamed Clams with Red Pepper This week I Read More…

The Million Moms Challenge

Every 90 seconds, a woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth. Most of these deaths are in the developing world. Almost 9 million children, mostly in the developing world, die each year before their 5th birthdays – that’s more than 24,000 children each day – from largely preventable causes. It’s shocking, and something needs to be Read More…

Lemon Chicken

My Lemon Chicken is based on a dish we used to have at one of our favourite pubs, The Spread Eagle in Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire. There has been a pub on the site since the 16th century, and the whole place is steeped in history. When we moved from Kent to the Midlands fifteen years Read More…

Roast Vegetable Lasagna

We love roast vegetables in our house, and I must confess, I am almost evangelical about how useful they can be. They are so easy to make, and a fantastic thing to have on hand. You can create so many delicious and satisfying dishes from them, not least of all this wonderful lasagna. I posted Read More…

British Food Fortnight

Photo of Ye Old Pork Pie Shop, Melton, by the Melton Times, courtesy Love British Food Yesterday marked the start of British Food Fortnight and this year’s event is the biggest national celebration of British Food anywhere. Everyone from The Royal Family, Downing Street, Harrods and even St Paul’s Cathedral and St Pancras Station are getting involved, Read More…