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InstantPot beet and chickpea hummus

A tasty and attractive twist on a classic dip! Ever since I made this amazing beet pesto I’ve been trying to think of new ways to use delicious, nutritious beets in my cooking. I love them raw, like in this … Continue reading

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Preserving summer’s bounty

Top tips for capturing the freshest flavours! Just because the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, it doesn’t mean that the bright, fresh flavours of summer are gone for good. There are still many weeks of … Continue reading

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Crispy baked egg rolls

All the flavour with none of the fuss or mess! I remember being quite impressed when my mother decided that she and I were going to start making egg rolls at home when I was quite young. I suspect the … Continue reading

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30 minute turkey stew with puff pastry crackers

Tastier and easier than turkey pot pie! I’ve loved turkey and chicken pot pie since I was a little kid. I remember being so impressed that leftover cooked poultry could be transformed into something so delicious and, of course, the … Continue reading

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Warm beet and pear salad

An easy, elegant appetizer! I first tasted the combination of warm beet and pear in Tuscany decades ago and was instantly smitten. Nutritious, colourful and delicious, this salad remains a favourite to this day and makes a nice change from … Continue reading

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30 minute sweet and sour meatballs

All the taste but healthier and easier to make! I have always adored anything sweet and sour and fondly recall the tasty but not-so-healthy meatballs my mom used to make with brown sugar, corn syrup AND sweetened pineapple juice in … Continue reading

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French grated carrot salad (salade de carottes rapées)

A fast, fresh and flavourful raw vegetable dish! Sometimes simple is best and that’s certainly the case with this delightful salad. I’ve modelled it on a dish that is truly ubiquitous in France, where you’ll find it at many cafés, … Continue reading

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