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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Herbed Goat Cheese Peach Tart and Parisian Romance

True Romance with a capital R. My friend James has abandoned his Brooklyn apartment, handed in his notice at his job in an office off Union Square, and will move to Paris forthwith, to be with the woman he loves.

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Spring vegetable spotlight – 10 ways to eat Asparagus

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Spaghetti Puttanesca

This pasta sauce is literally translated as tart’s or whore’s. The idea being, I believe, that only slovenly women would make a sauce entirely out of store cupboard ingredients. That said, there’s an alternate theory that says the sauce’s sharp … Continue reading

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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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Warm Pear and Gorgonzola Tart with Walnuts and Arugula Salad

This tart serves 6 as a starter or 2 – 4 for dinner with more salad and bread 1 sheet of defrosted puff pastry 3 – 4 pears ½ cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese 1 tbsp honey ¼ cup walnuts 2 … 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 Monday treat – Warm pear and gorgonzola tart with arugula salad

I met Lizzy in Columbus Circle for wine and macaroons and to offer my opinion on which of two Coach bags was the cuter, and found her in a rather more than usually agitated state.

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Tarte Tatin

Ingredients (serves 6 – or 2 if that’s all you’re eating for dinner) 1 block of frozen puff pastry 8 tart eating apples ¾ stick of butter (about 3 oz) 1 cup (7 oz ish) of sugar Oven proof pan … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese Apple Tart

I cut this tart into squares to serve with drinks, but you could make six small individual tarts by using a glass as a template. Ingredients (feeds 4 as a main course with a salad, 6 with drinks or as … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Blackberry Tart

Ingredients 1 sheet of defrosted puff pastry 1 cup of ricotta cheese (or thereabouts) 2 tbsp sugar (vanilla sugar if you have any) 1 tsp good vanilla essence (if you don’t have vanilla sugar) 1 pint of raspberries ½ pint … Continue reading

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