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About thanecooks

Thane Prince stumbled into cooking by chance. Trained as a nurse, she began by cooking for the local deli, took a class in journalism and almost before she knew it was writing for the Daily Telegraph. She wrote for the DT for 12 years , did quite a bit of TV work and then moved on to open and co-run The Aldeburgh Cookery School in Suffolk. The school was a great success and received many accolades, judged as one of the top three in the UK at one time. Tiring of life in the country Thane moved back to Central London where she now lives, writes and eats. Thane’s twelfth book Ham Pickles and Jam is published in October 2011.

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Luscious Egg Custard Tart

My second eggy Easter recipe is for a very traditional egg custard tart. A childhood favourite of mine custard tarts now come in all shapes and sizes from the wonderful Portuguese Nata tarts , via custards flavoured with everything from … Continue reading

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Scotch Eggs for Easter

I’ve been obsessing about Scotch eggs recently. A little late I know, trends these days move so fast that it’s often hard to keep up let alone lead the pack but here I am at last and I do think … Continue reading

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Pork Cooked in Milk

When I first heard of the concept of cooking pork in milk I could think of few dishes that sounded more revolting. Pork? milk? together, quite dreadful. But as soon as I tasted this delicious tender meat I became an … Continue reading

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Seville in Springtime

Gosh I had a lovely time last weekend in Seville. So many lovely places to visit and so much delicious food to eat. I travelled out to Seville late on wednesday evening . It’s always a joy travelling by Ryanair … Continue reading

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Lightly Salted Cod with Smoked Paprika Aioli

Before you all start throwing your hands in the air because I’m using cod in this recipe let me just say that I buy my cod fillets direct from the beach in Aldeburgh from where Dean Fryer has been fishing … Continue reading

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A plum tart fit for a wet day.

I know I shouldn’t complain but I’m finding today’s grey skies and rain rather dispiriting. I guess the sunshine of last week showed us how glorious life can be and now we are back where we belong with proper March … Continue reading

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