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Simple Noodle Dishes

Quick & Flexible Solution for”One of Those” Days Ingredients: Noodles, any fresh herbs, any vegetable flavourings, left-over meat or other protein, stock ,wine or water. The variations are endless. This is the latest from our fridge and pantry…by no means … Continue reading

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Fennel with Lima Beans & Ham Hock

Fennel is the most delicious Autumn and Winter vegetable . Cold weather comfort food! ┬áDry beans soaked overnight ┬áthen simmered with seasonings (onion,carrot,celery,parsley, pepper & salt pork/ham hock) till tender.   Fennel quartered, then lightly caramelised in olive oil, doused … Continue reading

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“From the Lands of Figs and Olives”

After a Spinach & Fetta Pide attempt, I thought I’d try a similar dough recipe using a minced meat filling.The usual olive oil onions and garlic are cooked with the meat and spices then fresh tomato, butter & lemon juice … Continue reading

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Broadbeans …finishing soon…

A simple, quick and delicious omlette . Bacon,red onion, asparagus, broadbeans (skinned). Add 6 eggs,goat’s cheese & seasoning.

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Plum Crazy

Plum conserve, plum tart, plum cake, Chinese plum sauce, baked plums, stewed plums The plums are finished… we’ve definitely had enough and the resident and migratory birds have had their annual treat as well …We’ve given so many away, eaten … Continue reading

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Indian Flatbread

I love the idea of being able to produce a healthy, nutritious and delicious bread. My Indian students who gave me their delectable fresh homemade flatbreads to try made me wish that such a tradition could be part of my … Continue reading

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Zucchini Flower Pasta

The flowers are dazzling and the growth of the zucchini itself defying belief… almost triffid-like … if you look away they double in size- but snatched first thing with their gorgeous flower still open they are tender and delectable. Inspired … Continue reading

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