Category Archives: Made in Under 30 mins

Recipe – Cinnamon Spiked Chicken Pilaf with Olives, Lemon & Almonds

I love one-dish meals that involve little effort but taste as though you slaved away for hours. Apart from the chicken marinating time, this aromatic pilaf will be on the table in under 30 minutes, provided you have all the … Continue reading

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Recipe – Rosemary-Scented Blackberry Fool

When you find yourself in a field that’s almost completed fenced in by towering blackberry bushes loaded with fruit, you have to run and get a large container. I know I go on about British fruit but I can honestly … Continue reading

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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 – 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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Recipe – Grilled Caesar Salad

This is a delightful twist on that ubiquitous classic, Caesar Salad. Grilling the lettuce before putting the dressing on doesn’t in any way diminish it’s crunch and there’s something rather wonderful about warm, crunchy lettuce oozing with melted Parmigiano Reggiano … Continue reading

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Recipe – Asian Turkey & Rice Noodle Salad

This delicious salad is simple to make and positively zings with the flavors of fresh lime, cilantro, mint, ginger and chili. Even though it takes less than 30 minutes to assemble, I like to make this up to 24 hours … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spiced Yogurt Grilled Salmon with a Salad of Quinoa, Cucumber, Mint & Pomegranate

A spring-like, even summery dish, bursting with flavor and crunch – and perfect on an 80+F degree day, despite the fact that there’s more snow in the forecast. Ah well, the hummingbirds are already here so as far as I’m … Continue reading

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