Category Archives: Miscellany

Tomato, Mozzarella and Avocado on Toast

The other day I was given a box of delicious looking gluten-free Melba toasts with dates, walnuts and sunflower seeds.  A day or two later what should arrive in my inbox but a recipe from Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics … Continue reading

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Lemon Sauce for Roast Chicken

The most odd thoughts pop into my mind sometimes when I go to bed and this was no exception, but I am so pleased it did as the result was superb. I had a fresh chicken in the fridge ready … Continue reading

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Fruit Salsa

I love a good salsa.  It can liven up the most boring of meals and bring new life to everyday salads. I called this a ‘fruit’ salsa as officially tomato is a fruit so the only non-fruit  is the onion.   … Continue reading

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Socca Crepe/Pancake/Flatbread

Socca is a very universal recipe using gram/chickpea flour with seasonings, a little oil and water to make a batter.   The addition of herbs and/or spices make a pleasant change.  Cumin seeds can be added, but I like using sesame … Continue reading

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Colourful Coleslaw

I love having a bowl of coleslaw in the fridge as it goes with so many different dishes.   This recipe is simple to make and will last in the fridge for a few days. In addition to the cabbage, onions … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

There are some dishes which really are a match made in heaven with coconut rice. I like this recipe as it can be made in advance and it also freezes beautifully.  Always make sure it is piping hot when re-heating … Continue reading

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Banana Bread #1

I don’t know where this recipe came from – I found it written on a scrappy bit of paper at the bottom of my recipe pile with only very brief instructions written on it in my almost-forgotten shorthand. It’s a … Continue reading

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