Category Archives: RECIPES

Recipe – Rose & Lemon Shortbread Cookies

I adapted this from a recipe that my sister gave me, which called for the finished cookies to be dunked in melted chocolate but I felt that was a bit like gilding the lily. With or without a coating of … Continue reading

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Recipe – Asian Pork & Eggplant Stir-Fry

A quick and tasty supper dish with lots of Asian flavors, this delicious bowl of spiced pork, chili, eggplant, ginger, garlic and rice will be on the table within 30 minutes. Even less if you used that quick-cook rice but … Continue reading

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Recipe – Risotto with Saffron & Lemon Zest

What could be more comforting than a bowl of creamy risotto, scented with saffron and lemon? ‘Risotto Milanese’ is one of my favorites and like all risotto, it’s ready in under 30 minutes, making this a wonderful supper dish for … Continue reading

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Recipe – Vegan Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bites

With ingredients such as mashed avocado, sweet potato, coconut milk and almond butter, you might be forgiven for thinking these might taste weird but in fact they’re intensely chocolaty, dense and moist. A perfect little dessert bite that’s gluten, dairy … Continue reading

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Recipe – Moroccan Spiced Salmon

Full of aromatic, vibrant Mediterranean flavors, this recipe transforms a simple salmon fillet into something a bit special without much effort – and couscous takes care of itself once you’ve added the hot water. The whole thing takes no more … Continue reading

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Recipe – Potato & Apple Cake

What do you do when the weather is dreadful, you can’t be tempted outside to shop for groceries and you need to make a dessert? Well you’ll probably make something with what you already have – and in my case, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Kale & Brie Mash

Vegetarians can ignore the sausages because kale and brie mash is deeply satisfying and makes a perfect supper on a chilly winter evening, sausage or no sausage. I just happened to have some locally made duck sausages that I wanted … Continue reading

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