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Perfect Rocket Basil Pesto

Recipe: Basil Rocket Pesto In the wake of my preparations for the upcoming trip to Italy in, I find myself cooking a lot of Italian inspired dishes. I don’t know if that kind of thing happens to anyone else while travel planning but as a result I am posting an adaptation of one of Italy’s

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5 Minute Zucchini Lemon & Mint Salad

Zucchini is one of those vegetables that is more often cooked with than eaten raw. Yet, pair some thinly sliced zucchini with fresh lemon juice, buttery olive oil, sea sat and green herbs like mint, basil or parsley and you have a beautiful, raw salad that tastes like spring. To make two servings, you will

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Lightly Pickled Carrot Salad with Mint & Coriander Seeds

Recipe: Pickled carrot salad with coriander & mint When I lived in Ukraine I used to love going to our local markets to get a hot dog  with this amazing pickled grated carrot inside the bun. I am pretty sure I didn’t care about the hot dog itself but I really loved the carrot. After

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Baked Eggplant Stuffed with Tomato Salsa

Recipe: Baked eggplant with tomato thyme salsa Eggplant, also known as aubergine, melongene and a few other obscure names, is one of my favourite vegetables to cook with. Firstly, it has that gorgeous smoky, earthy, mushroomy flavour (that’s probably due to the tiniest traces of nicotine present in eggplants but don’t worry as it won’t

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