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Quinoa Mexicana salad

This Quinoa Mexicana Salad is quick, easy and nutrient rich making it perfect lunchtime fare to get you through the winter months. Though imbued with a sense of promise of what the New Year might offer, January is a month in which I never seem to quite get on top […]

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Mushroom Bourguignon

When cooking mushroom bourguignon the kitchen becomes the hub of the house with guests drawn in by the wafts of wine and thyme, taking turns to linger over the hob to breath in the intoxicating aromas. One of my first cook books, given to me by my mother, was Delia […]

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 […]