Tag Archives: tomato

Spaghetti with creamy avocado sauce

If you like guacamole or avocado toast, this dish is for you! Pasta is definitely a go-to meal in our house but after a winter’s worth of rich, heavy sauces, I wanted to lighten things up a little for spring … Continue reading

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Tuscan Tomato, Leek and Bread Soup  

A hearty meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes I have to confess I really didn’t know as much as I thought I did about Italian cuisine until I went to cooking school in Tuscany. It’s a time I think … Continue reading

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Smoked Tomato Gazpacho

Smoking then juicing plump Roma tomatoes gives this gazpacho an extra kick. The subtly smoky flavour of the tomatoes balances perfectly with the vegetables and seasonings to make a delicious soup with an intriguing taste that is sure to impress. … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Vegetable Stock

As autumn settles in, I always feel excited about the changing weather and the accompanying shift in my kitchen. This time of year, it’s all about soups for me. Gone are light, bright summer salads, replaced by slowly-simmered concoctions that … 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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Tomato salad with basil and brie

This simple salad is one I make often as it showcases fresh tomatoes at their finest. Despite having few ingredients it delivers a huge flavour. It’s great on its own, or as a topping for slices of crusty bread. I … Continue reading

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Luscious Lentil Soup

If I were told I could only make (and eat) one soup for the rest of my life, I’m pretty sure I’d choose this one. It’s an intoxicating blend of the exotic and the comforting and I defy anyone to … Continue reading

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