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Stuffed Butternut Squash

So called ‘winter squash’ is one of my favourite fall and winter foods. (It is actually harvested in autumn.) The main characteristic that distinguishes it from ‘summer squash’ is the density of the flesh. Summer squashes are light and watery, storing briefly

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Posted in Autumn, Eating seasonally, Leftovers, Recipes

Yaya’s Catalan Fruit Salad

Recently we spent a few days visiting friends in Barcelona. Although we hadn’t been expecting it, virtually every day, after hours of sight-seeing  or trawling through a museum or wandering in a park, we came back to the flat and

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Posted in Friends' recipes

Glazed Re-fried Lamb

Having given you ideas for using leftover lamb, I thought I ought to share a recipe or two. This one is good for using odd shaped pieces cut from a bone, and is so quick, it’s ready faster than boiling

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Patty pan egg stack

By the end of summer, I feel like I’ve prepared every single possible combination of vegetables, but they aren’t all used up yet. So when inspiration strikes at this point, I feel positively jubilant.  Patty-pan squash is a ball-shaped summer squash

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Posted in Recipes, Summer

Coconut Curried Peas

On our first day back from holiday, we spent the morning in our allotment. Although there were plenty of weeds, we were thrilled to see that our veggies had also thrived. Along with another load of rhubarb, and an accidentally picked

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Posted in Leftovers, Recipes, Summer

Quick Beet Soup

Summer soup, perfect for one of those ‘cleaning out the fridge’ days ahead of going on vacation. This soup is incredibly light and velvety smooth, and can be made vegan and/or gluten-free. I hope you like it as much as

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Posted in Kitchen Economy, Recipes, Summer

Beefy Celery Soup

I don’t often make celery soup. It’s not that I dislike celery; on the contrary, we eat it all the time. It’s just that we usually eat it raw with other veggies, accompanying a sandwich or a cheese plate. But

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Posted in Kitchen Economy, Leftovers, Recipes
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