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Archive for December 14th, 2012

Hockley Residents Association

We have added the Hockley Residents Association to our list of links……

At the moment their main concern is the Hockley Area Action Plan…

Lemon And Black Pepper Pork Steaks

From Rayleigh’s own food blog Big Spud , something tasty for cold weather, especially if you like olives..

 

 

“Paired with it’s old friend, black pepper and just a hint of clove to reinforce the spice this works lovely with fatty pork.

If you try it, make sure the sugar is on hand to help round out the flavours.”

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