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Quick Pickled Cucumbers with Dill and Coriander

I love making quick pickles. All you need are small amounts of produce and seasonings plus a couple of clean jars. No sterilizing, no hot water bath processing – just make the pickles, pop them in the fridge and they’re … Continue reading

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Blini (Russian Buckwheat Pancakes)

Blini – one of the most well-known Russian treats – are very small, savoury pancakes with a unique and appealing flavour. While some blini recipes call for yeast as a leavening agent, using baking powder instead speeds things up very … Continue reading

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Pasta with Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese

This light and lovely recipe was inspired by Canadian celebrity chef Michael Smith whom I recall watching make something similar on TV years ago. Quick and easy to prepare, it only takes a moderate amount of smoked salmon to make … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and Strawberry Salad

This no-cook meal is as delicious as it is beautiful. Super quick to prepare, it offers an intriguing blend of flavours and textures and is light yet satisfying. It’s ideal if you use the best quality smoked salmon you can … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

Chilled soups are a great way to beat the heat and they’re ideal for picnics – just pack some in a thermos and you’re good to go! I like gazpacho but, as with many things, tried a lot of different … Continue reading

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