Category Archives: RECIPES

Recipe – Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Saffron, Lemon & Tomatoes

I’m always on the lookout for new ways to serve shrimp and this lovely baked pasta dish delivers bright, fresh flavors. Positively bulging with big, fat juicy shrimp and topped with tangy feta cheese, this is a lively, fragrant, satisfying … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chili Cornbread

Another easy recipe that freezes well. Cornbread can be rather sweet, almost dessert-like but I prefer a more savory version and this is exactly that. Fresh chilies, green onion and cilantro (coriander leaf) lift this up and out of the … Continue reading

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Recipe – Poached Egg Vol-au-Vents with Spinach, Wild Mushrooms, Goat Cheese & Hollandaise

Someone just gave me a few duck eggs and I already had a stash of sauteed chanterelles and frozen puff pastry in the freezer, so this was pretty easy to put together. However, the simple recipe below is made from … Continue reading

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Recipe – Truffled Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

Looking for something really luxurious to serve on New Year’s Eve that doesn’t involve hours of prep? This is my easy version of lobster mac ‘n cheese using ready cooked chunks of lobster and *lobster juice  – and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Recipe – Salmon Tagine with Lemony Couscous

Here’s a deliciously different  way of serving fresh salmon that’s been marinated in an African spice paste called chermoula. If you can’t find chermoula, make your own (*simple instructions below) – it will taste even better. Served over a lemony, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you have a slow cooker and a can opener, this is one of the easiest, tastiest and most heartwarming soups imaginable and it only takes about 15 minutes to assemble – the next 5-6 hrs of simmering in a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Oat Bites

Just 4 ingredients; three if you leave out the nuts. You could also leave out the chocolate chips but why deny yourself? These chewy little cookie bites are ridiculously simple to make and are a delicious grab-and-go breakfast substitute or … Continue reading

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