Tag Archives: Carrots

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 and Carrot Fritters

Adding a little chilli and cumin powder to these fritters gives a really nice ‘bite’ and flavour to them and the spices can be adjusted according to taste. The finished mix needs to be wet but not overly-so, so depending … Continue reading

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Winter-warming Beef and Chestnut Stew

Another good recipe for the slow-cooker.  I’m not sure where I got this recipe from but I have been making it for years; originally on the hob and in the oven, but last year I graduated it to my slow-cooker … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

I have often mentioned that my husband is addicted to soup.   So much so, that I sometimes have trouble keeping up with a supply, especially during the summer months when I am often found on the Isle of Wight.  I … Continue reading

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Kale and Cabbage Salad

A simple yet tasty salad which I served with chicken strips and cauliflower steaks the first evening. I had enough left-over for the following day so I sprinkled a tablespoon of my frozen lemon granules over it, and WOW did … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Cookies

The original recipe for these cookies included sultanas.   I left the sultanas out and sprinkled the tops with chopped pecan nuts instead. We eat so many bananas in our household and I buy many bunches a week but we still … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms #2

After the success of making stuffed mushrooms recently using leek, tomato and pine nuts, I decided to make a different filling using ingredients I had in the kitchen.   These turned our really well with their slightly African taste from the … Continue reading

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