Category Archives: Salads & Appetizers

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 – Baked Eggs with Wild Mushroom Duxelles

I’m lucky to have access to fresh free range eggs on a daily basis so I’m always looking for a different way to serve them that doesn’t involve too much hassle. Of course I took the hassle out of this … 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 Butternut Squash with Apples, Red Onion, Spinach & Orzo

Now that the weather is changing, I’m feeling nostalgic for childhood things like walking to school on misty, damp mornings with the smell of wet golden leaves all slick on the pavement, of bonfires and chrysanthemums – and the carpet … Continue reading

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Recipe – Ceviche with Shrimp

Ceviche is a traditional Latin American dish that involves ‘cooking’ small pieces of raw fish in citrus juices, then adding other ingredients such as onion, avocado, chili, tomatoes and cilantro (coriander leaf). However if you make it with shrimp as … Continue reading

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Recipe – Sweet Potato and Polenta Cakes with Rosemary

These delicious little sweet potato cakes go really well with roast lamb, pork, beef, chicken or turkey  – and reheated then next day, topped with a dollop of crème fraîche and some wood-smoked salmon, they were a huge hit at … Continue reading

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