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Recipe: Crab Linguine

…linguine, slicked in an unctuous dressing of olive oil, crushed fennel seeds, garlic, lemon, parsley and chilli with delicate flakes of sweet and salty crab stirred through… You know those days when you don’t stop, from the moment you first haul yourself out from under your duvet and put your little tippy-toes on the cold, hard floor? If the answer […]

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What’s in season in July?

Don’t you just love the explosion of colour in summer? The soft, blossomy pinks and yellows of spring have subsided and have been replaced by brighter, bolder colours more fitting for the dramatic weather of July. Sultry and sweaty one moment, then dark and stormy the next. Fantastic! As always, the month’s seasonal foods share […]

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Picnic Food: Sweet Onion, Courgette and Cheese Tarts

Sweet, caramelised onion & courgette, tangy tomato & balsamic vinegar and crisp, flaky puff pastry… Whip these up in around 30 minutes and make sure your summer picnic is simply spiffing! I have adored picnics ever since I was a Famous Five reading, basket-on-my-bike riding little girl.  There’s just something so adventurous and exciting about them and frankly, food […]

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Recipe: Roast Chicken with Spring Vegetable & Bulgur Salad

Succulent roast chicken, delicately flavoured with parsley, lemon & garlic. Served with a side of gleaming, golden bulgur wheat full of fresh green asparagus, peas and mint. All the tastes of spring, in a beautifully light meal… The other day, disaster struck.  I had bought a chicken, ready for a Sunday roast, but when the day dawned and […]

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