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Leek and Potato Boats

It’s St David’s Day again–time to celebrate all things Welsh, and time for a new recipe using leeks! This one can use virtually all leftover bits and bobs, or can be made fresh. Just add the necessary time to bake

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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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Tagliatelle Impromptu

Time for a satisfying bowl of pasta like this one? For the last few weeks, we’ve been taking advantage of as much dry weather and daylight as we can before ‘real’ autumnal weather hits Wales. In addition to the usual

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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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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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Pat’s Rhubarb and Peach Pie

Rhubarb season is in full swing, so today I’m going to make a pie. It won’t make a dent in my current harvest! Also, I’ve been planning to add a category to the blog for friends’ recipes, and I happen

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Mushroom Pasta Bake

I think pasta bakes are much maligned–either as convenience food or as junk food, but really, they need not be either. They can range from simple to complex, low to high carb (think of lasagne), none of which is necessarily

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