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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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Fresh Spinach Soup

You might be surprised to think of spinach as a winter vegetable, but in the temperate climate where I live, I am able to use fresh spinach from the garden year round. I plant something called ‘beet spinach’ every year,

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Posted in Eating seasonally, Recipes

Sesame Asparagus

As a general rule, I try to not buy imported produce if it is something that can be grown in the country I live in, because I believe that local means fresh, and fresh means better taste, among other reasons.

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Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake

Don’t be fooled by the name. This is fluffy and savoury, more of a flan than a sweet dessert, and can be used almost as a dip. It is an adaptation of a recipe torn out of a random flier

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Three Chinese Noodle Salad  

A lovely summer supper which is quick and easy, using cupboard staples and leftovers. I usually buy my Chinese noodles in bulk, without any little soup flavour packs, but occasionally they appear anyway. Since I can’t read Chinese, I don’t

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Grilled Fish Steaks

Grilled steaks are a simple and elegant way to enjoy the flavour and texture of fine fish. Cutting a large fish into steaks, horizontally across the backbone, has a number of advantages. First, you have pieces of meat that are

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Squash Soup

A lush, thick, satisfying meal any time of the year. Last week, I noticed that the very last three of my small winter squashes were languishing in the bottom of the pantry, so I baked them all up to go with

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Posted in Leftovers, Recipes

Cheese-y Omelette Primavera

This recipe comes from one of those days when nothing seems to be going right. I wanted to create something seasonal to celebrate the full swing of Spring, and I wanted to make something special for my fellow blogger’s Cheese

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Glazed Rhubarb

We eat a lot of rhubarb in my house: there’s a whole row of it (that I grew from seed) in our allotment.  We eat it fresh in the spring and summer, I freeze a lot of it diced up

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The Joys of Yogurt

I never really used to like yogurt, although I’ve eaten it for as long as I can remember. But I used to eat it because it was good for me, whether I liked it or not. As it’s a ‘health food’,

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