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Tessie O’Shea’s Chez Tuna Fish

Tessie loves language. By which I mean she likes to play around with it. Her recipe titles often include shortened words. For example, in the Butt-Chive Cheese Shrimp recipe, Butt is short for butter. Gar-mar Mayonnaise is mayonnaise pimped up with marjoram and garlic powder. Her Horse Rad-Mayon Dressing is mayonnaise spiked with horseradish. Cu […]

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Tessie O’Shea’s Egg Juice

It’s not a very appetising recipe title is it? At the beginning of this year, I pledged to make one thing a month from the Tessie O’Shea Slimming Cookbook and I am a bit behind, so expect TWO slightly weird dishes from Tessie’s 1970s kitchen this month. Chapter 3 of Tessie’s book is entitled Dressings […]

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Tessie O’Shea Butt-Chive Cheese Shrimps

Yep, you read that right! Butt-chive! It’s time for February’s Tessie O’Shea recipe. It’s from chapter 2 of her brilliant Slimming Cookbook in the Hors D’Oeuvre and Snacks section Naturally I chose it because of the recipe title. Tessie likes to shorten words so butt is short for butter, just in case you were tittering […]

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Tessie O’Shea’s Slimming Breakfast

Some foodie chums over on Twitter issued a cooking challenge at the end of last year. Select a mad cookbook and make stuff from it throughout 2019. My choice is the Tessie O’Shea’s Slimming Cookbook. There are several reasons behind my selection… 1 – I need to slim down a bit after the excesses of […]

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Tessie O’Shea’s Creamed Almond Chick

It was a special night at the Palace of Solitude tonight – I had two lovely dinner guests.  Two of my very favourite people and what is more, two people who live within spitting distance of my flat.  How lovely to have such friends on my doorstep who can come round for din dins on […]

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