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The Monday treat – Roasted tomato preserve

Growing things has, on the whole, been less straightforward than we thought it would be.

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Greek Salad Puff Pastry Tart

This tart is spread with a tapenade / ricotta mixture before being topped with tomatoes, feta and black olives. Tapenade is a black olive, anchovy, caper spread that can be bought in jars in most supermarkets. It can get a … Continue reading

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Flatbread pizzas

I buy packets of flatbread from an Indian spice shop and keep them in the freezer so that I have the wherewithal to provide snack food to go with drinks with very little notice. I let them defrost for a … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Greek Salad Puff Pastry Tart

I’m through with winter. I know. There’s months of it to go, and I should suck it up and make the best of it with hearty stews, warming soups, sticky puddings and other seasonal deliciousness, and I will, but for … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Rose Pink Champagne and Flatbread “pizzas”

It’s official. Grace is in love. It happened just before midnight when Alex, guy she picked up in the park back in the summer, said it first. Continue reading

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Risotto with roasted tomatoes

The magic of risotto is the love – you spend 20 minutes of your time on something, you’re putting love straight into it. It’s hokey, but it’s true. Or if it isn’t true, it ought to be. Ingredients (serves 2) … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – When Lustful Thoughts Turn From Yoga To Risotto

It was while rolling up from flat on the floor into cobra position that it suddenly occurred to Sara that she could not actually remember the last time that she had had sex.

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Greek Salad with Orzo

Orzo is a pasta, shaped a bit like a long fat grain of rice. It makes a great alternative to rice, cooks in half the time, and is delicious hot, cold or at room temperature. It’s useful for entertaining because … Continue reading

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Salmon with white wine and cherry tomatoes

Jon hates fish. Really hates it. All of it. This is clearly irrational, and it started, as many such things do, in his childhood. His mother made him fish pie. It may have had a bone in it. Jon refused … Continue reading

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Penne with Greek Salad

I like salty sharp food in the summer, something that lets me know that I’ve eaten. So Feta cheese, with its tangy flavor and crumbly saltiness is something of a staple. I buy a lot of my food from Fairway, … Continue reading

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