Category Archives: Lunch

Grilled Courgette Salad

This recipe came at just the right time as I was given a bag of delicious home-grown courgettes recently. So easy to make and extremely tasty, this salad can be served on its own or as a side dish for … Continue reading

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‘Healthy’ Fish and Chips

Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mix which I hadn’t used before but it sounded very interesting and I was eager to taste it.  Made from a mix of roasted hazelnuts, sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, seasalt, thyme and black … Continue reading

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Cashew Coated Cauliflower “Steaks” with a Lemony Date Relish

I love trying new recipes and this one was no exception.  I had a beautiful huge cauliflower in the kitchen just begging to be sliced into steaks and I also had some Medjool dates in the cupboard which were starting … Continue reading

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Paneer / Matar Paneer

One thing I have found, living on a small Island is that there are loads of groups around and one I really like is Island Apron. As the name suggests, it is concerning cooking and the other day someone made … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Chicken with a Mango and Cucumber Salad

Although this recipe looks like it has quite a few steps, by doing it in stages, it is fairly straight-forward.  I marinated my chicken overnight, made the sauce in the morning, made my salad before cooking the chicken and everything … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon, Vegetables and a Minty Yoghurt Dip

It must have been one of the hottest days of the year (so far) whilst our grand-daughter was staying with us.  After spending the morning on the beach we managed to persuade her to get some shade by sitting under … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Galette

I’ve always ‘roughly’ known what a galette was but when I decided to make this recipe I looked up the meaning just to satisfy myself. The term galette is used primarily to refer to rather rustic, free-form tarts-made with a single … Continue reading

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