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Stuffed vine leaves
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Stuffed vine leaves

Stuffed vine leaves, known in Greece as dolmades, are the ultimate sharing food both in terms of the cooking and the eating. In my late teens I was lucky enough to chaperone a young deaf woman, Jenny, to visit her parents in a small village near Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The […]

Lemony courgette soup with mint pesto
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Lemony courgette soup with mint pesto

This lemony courgette soup packs a serious citrus punch combining with the mint pesto to create an aromatic and revitalising dish.  I should begin by confessing that by the time we had harvested the yellow courgettes for this soup they were rather overgrown and looked more like marrows.  As it turned […]