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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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Fun with Fettuccine, Fennel and Feta

The last time I was in the greengrocer’s, they were selling off some bulb fennel at reduced prices, so I bought a bag. Bulb fennel is quite strongly flavoured, and a little goes a long way, so I figured we’d

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Planned Leftovers for Turkey

Maybe I ought to call this one Planning for Turkey Leftovers, since I’m still in the middle of things. Yes, Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, and our not-quite-on-the-day-because-it-isn’t-a-holiday-here celebrations have also come and gone. Although the repeated practice of years

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Zingy Spring Vegetable Soup

Soup. It’s one of my favourite foods, at any time of year. With endless possible combinations, it provides variety within a seasonal diet, and it’s a great way to use up leftovers. Many soups are happy to simmer away while

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Planned Leftovers with Fish (2)

Unlike my first post about fish leftovers, which included some serious advance planning to use a large, banquet sized fish which could give 15 or 20 people a main course, this one is about using a medium sized fish which could feed

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St David’s Day Bread

It’s less than a week since the official date for St David’s Day, so it’s not too late to celebrate all things Welsh. I said I would see if I could incorporate leeks into my favourite bread recipe and share the

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Fish cakes

Fish cakes are a fun and easy way to use up leftover bits of fish–whether you have an ordinary, everyday catch or a special one such as the sewin steak I’ve used here. You might find these fish cakes are

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