Category Archives: RECIPES

Recipe – Espresso & Rum Semi-Freddo

I didn’t set out to make a semifreddo, it just evolved into one. I was intrigued by the utter simplicity of a classic Italian dessert that should have taken no more than 5 seconds to make in a blender; ricotta, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Brazil Nut Pesto & Rice

Who doesn’t love a simple pesto sauce especially as it freezes beautifully, making it one of those easy pasta suppers that you throw together in minutes when you come home feeling too tired to cook? This version made with Brazil … Continue reading

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Recipe – Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

Liquid smoke is versatile, completely natural and eliminates the risk of burning your food on the grill, when you want to impart an authentic smoke flavor to your food. Plus I’m a lazy cook. I marinate tofu in liquid smoke … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta con Pomodori Crudi, Basilico e Aglio

Or in other words, spaghetti with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, garlic and lots of really good olive oil. On a friend’s recommendation I found some edamame spaghetti in Costco so bought rather a lot as I was impressed by its … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chicken Salad with a Walnut Sauce

This unusual dish is adapted from a traditional Turkish recipe and is absolutely delicious. Both the chicken and the walnut sauce are served at room temperature so I’m calling it a salad, mainly because I like to serve it over … Continue reading

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Recipe – How to Cook Lobster

I’m sure there are many people out there who enjoy fresh lobster but are daunted by the task of cooking it themselves, so when I was invited to my friend’s annual lobster party, this time rather than going for a … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Grilling!

Maybe not right now in the UK but in Colorado we have glorious summer weather that has us all wanting to be outside, and that includes firing up the barbie (grill) – and with the  imminent start of  ‘The Season’ … Continue reading

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