Tag Archives: Lunch

Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This is a really lovely salad to serve alongside chicken, meat or fish.   Alternatively, it is very tasty eaten on its own.   I quite like adding shredded chicken (the remains of a roast) to the salad and leaving everyone to … Continue reading

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Baked Ziti

I read somewhere that Baked Ziti is lasagna’s more relaxed cousin and I thought what a good description. Now I know that my grand-kids love lasagna so I thought I would give this dish a whirl whilst changing just a … Continue reading

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Cod Fillets wrapped in Parma Ham with Mediterranean Vegetables

This is such a lovely, colourful and healthy way to serve up cod fillets and you can ring the changes by using different vegetables or pesto. My pieces of cod were quite large so I made four smaller fillets, used … Continue reading

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Smashed Salmon Hash

Yet another delicious recipe from one of my favourite magazines, Sainsburys. The original recipe called for hot smoked salmon which I was unable to find but I used sweet chilli roast salmon which was warm, sweet and lightly smoked and … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Yoghurt Chicken

Sumac is ground from bright red berries, is very versatile and widely used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking.  It has a slight lemony, sour tang and adds a glorious colour to any dish.  It pairs especially well with vegetables, … 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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Spicy Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato and Tenderstem Broccoli with a Minty Yoghurt Dressing

I love a meal where I can put just one dish of food in the middle of the table and we can help ourselves. This (and slight variations) is a firm favourite in our home as it is very quick, … Continue reading

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