Butternut Squash,Potato, Pecan and Blue Cheese Salad
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from www.Nigella.com by Nigella Lawson Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 kgs butternut squash 3 tbsp olive oil 6 stalks fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme) 100 gms pecan nuts 125 gms crumbled roquefort cheese (or other blue cheese) salt (to … Read More

Oeufs de Caille sur son nid de Roquette
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(Quail Eggs in a Nest of Rocket/Arugula) From La Marmite (http://www.easy-french-food.com/easter-dinner-menu.html) Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 dozen quail eggs 115 gms thinly sliced dry cured ham (prosciutto for example) 2 large bags of washed and dried rocket/arugula 2 large carrots, peeled … Read More

Muscat Poached Pears with Stilton and Walnut Paté & Crostini
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Poached Pears From The Telegraph UK – Xanthe Clay Stilton & Walnut Paté From www.channel4.com/Come dine with me Vinaigrette Dressing From www.deliaonline.com by Delia Smith Ingredients: (Pears) 4-6 firm pears Half a bottle of sweet Muscat or Moscatel wine A … Read More

The Ultimate Greek Salad
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From Forever Summer by Nigella Lawson Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 red onion 1 tbsp dried oregano black pepper 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 200 ml extra virgin olive oil 5 medium tomatoes 1 tsp caster sugar 1 pinch of maldon … Read More

Endive and Roquefort Salad with Toasted Walnuts
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From “The Simple Art of Marrying Food and Wine” by Malcolm Gluck & Mark Hix Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 medium heads Belgian endive 30gm walnut halves 1 tsp olive oil Maldon sea salt For the dressing: 60ml extra virgin olive … Read More

Oven Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary
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From www.deliaonline.com by Delia Smith Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 900 g large new potatoes, skins on 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and freshly milled black pepper Pre-heat the oven … Read More

Roasted Tomato Salad
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From www.deliaonline.com by Delia Smith Serves 4-6 as a starter Ingredients: 12 large tomatoes 2 large or 4 small cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 12 large fresh basil leaves salt and freshly milled black pepper … Read More

Mozzarella, Basil & Tomato Salad
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Recipe widely available – this is my version Serves 4  Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 2 cups mozzarella cheese 8 -10 leaves fresh basil 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper balsamic vinegar (optional) Method: 1.Slice tomatoes and mozzarella … Read More

Field Salad with Snow Peas, Grapes & Goat’s Cheese
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Adapted from a recipe in “From Wine, Food & Friends” by Karen MacNeil Serves 6 Ingredients: 5 tbsp balsamic vinegar 5 tbsp fresh orange juice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 ½ tsp sugar ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp … Read More

Panzanella
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From Jamie’s Italy by Jamie Oliver Serves 6 This is another great dish from Jamie Oliver, however his instructions, although a fun read, make for a lengthy recipe. I have abbreviated this for easier reading. Ingredients: 2 red peppers 2 … Read More

Warm Pear and Walnut Salad with Roquefort Dressing and Croutons
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From Delia Online by Delia Smith Serves 4 as a light lunch Ingredients: 2 hard dessert pears 40 g walnut pieces 150 g Roquefort cheese 1 tbsp walnut oil 10 g butter 2 rounded tbsp crème fraîche 1 large egg … Read More

Pancetta & Grape Salad
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Jamie’s 30 minute meals (noted from the TV episode) Serves 4 Ingredients: Mixed lettuce leaves and Rocket Balsamic Vinegar Extra Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 1 Lemon 1 Garlic Clove, crushed 12 slices of Pancetta/Smoked Bacon 25 Grapes Method: 1. … Read More

Chicken Tandoori with Mint, Cucumber and Coriander Salad
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From WeightWatchers.co.uk Serves 4 Ingredients: 150 g Yogurt, Virtually Fat Free, Plain 2 tbsp Curry paste 1/2 tsp Turmeric 4 medium Chicken, Breast, Skinless, Raw 75 g Watercress, pea shoots or lamb’s lettuce 4 sprig(s) Mint, Fresh 1/2 portion(s) (medium) … Read More

Tiger Prawn & Apple Salad
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From Matching Food and Wine by Michel Roux Jr Serves 6 Ingredients: 18 (350gms) tiger prawns 6 tbsp vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves 2 tsp clear honey 1 tsp Madras curry powder Juice of 2 limes Juice of 1 lemon … Read More

Moonblush Tomatoes
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From Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson Serves 8 Ingredients: 500 grams cherry tomatoes (on the vine or other baby tomatoes) 2 teaspoons maldon salt (or 1 teaspoon table salt) ¼ teaspoon white sugar 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 tablespoons olive … Read More

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