Category Archives: Made in Under 30 mins

Recipe – White Bean & Chestnut Soup with Prosciutto

This is a lovely comforting soup for a blustery day. I’m all for the shortcut of opening a can of beans but if you’re a purist and insist on soaking dried beans overnight, then go ahead but this soup takes … Continue reading

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Recipe – Mincemeat with Brandy

Mincemeat is a wonderful traditional Christmassy confection and one that if you knew how easy it was to make from scratch, you’d never buy it ready-made again. It’s stuffed with lots of dried fruits, candied citrus peel, nuts and brandy … Continue reading

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Recipe – A Simple Vegetable and Coconut Curry

This is a lovely way to serve vegetables and one that I’ve adapted from Maya Kaimal’s ‘Savoring The Spice Coast of India’. It’s economical, easy to make and is absolutely delicious served on it’s own over plain or aromatic rice. … Continue reading

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Recipe – Olive & Toasted Walnut Crostini

These delicious, sophisticated little appetizers only take a few minutes to put together. You can make everything ahead and assemble them just a few minutes before you serve your guests with a nice glass of chilled Prosecco. I like to … Continue reading

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Recipe – Roasted Green Chili & Goat Cheese Frittata

This simple three-ingredient frittata was served to me by a friend in Arizona recently and it was incredibly good. Light and fluffy with lots of smoky fire – quite the perfect brunch dish, assuming that you like chilies. Another plus … Continue reading

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Recipe – Grilled Plums with Cinnamon, Brown Sugar & Amaretto

Stone fruits are so luscious at this time of year and I can’t get enough of them. Faced with a large bowl of ripe purple and yellow plums and lacking inspiration, I decided to simply grill them with a little … Continue reading

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Recipe – Fresh Apricot Chutney with Indian Spices

Paonia is an area located on Colorado’s sunny western slopes that’s famous for it’s orchards and vineyards and I recently spent one scorching hot day there. Everywhere you looked, there were apricot trees buckling under the weight of their golden … Continue reading

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