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Tarte-a-la-tomate

Mediterranean Tomato Tart

  This Summertime Mediterranean Tomato Tart is full of wonderful flavours. Very easy to make for a light lunch of dinner. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Serves 2-4 Ingredients 150g plain flour 85g unsalted butter (room temperature) salt (pinch) 2-3 tbsp water 3 large tomatoes 2 tbsp Dijon […]

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roasted ratatouille smoked polenta

Roasted Ratatouille with Smoked Cheese Polenta

This dish is very easy to make. I am not a big fan of creamy polenta so I shape it in small ramequins to make it quite dense. Here, the smoked cheese adds depth to the polenta. You can use smoked cheddar or scamorza affumicata. If you want a slightly creamier polenta add some butter […]

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rhubarb tart

Rhubarb Tart

This rhubarb tart is a simple seasonal dessert. Here we make our own shortcut pastry but you can, of course, buy it already made. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 200g of plain flour pinch of salt 2 tbsp of sugar 110g butter at room temperature 2-3 tbsp of […]

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kale salad

Kale Caesar Salad

I have become addicted to raw kale since discovering this recipe from Christine Dimmick founder of Good Home Co Since the Kale Caesar Salad I have experimented with a lot of dressing and all I can say is that everything works. Even a simple French vinaigrette (with added grated parmesan of course). Here is Christine’s […]

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grilled asparagus feta

Grilled Asparagus With Feta

Go Greek with these delicious grilled asparagus with feta cheese. Lunch under 20 mins. Just the way I like it! Serves 2 Ingredients 2 bunch of asparagus 4 tbsp of olive oil 1 lemon zest 2 tsp of dried oregano 100g of feta cheese Method Preheat the oven at 200ºC Cut the tougher ends of […]

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potato pancake

Potato Pancakes

Love these potato pancakes. They make a cheap and cheerful midweek dinner. Serve them with a salad and some sour cream. One nice addition is chives that you can cut finely and add to the shredded potatoes. Serves 6 Ingredients 6 large potatoes 1 large egg 2 medium onions 2 tbsp flour Salt, pepper Oil […]

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quinoa-courgette-tian

Quinoa and Courgette Tian

A tian is a dish originating from Provence which usually includes layered vegetables. This is my own version adapted so it can make a complete meal. I use quinoa but you can use pretty much any other wholegrain. You’ll just have to adapt the cooking time. Serves 6 Ingredients 4 medium courgettes 150g of quinoa […]

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