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Cumin spiced lentils with pasta and caramelised onions

Savoury side dishes that mix spiced grains, lentils and pasta are very common in Middle Eastern¬†cookery and this is one of my favourites. It’s wonderful as part of a mezze-style lunch or supper with roast lamb or chicken. Tasty, quick, … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh deluxe!

A Pigeon Cottage ‘Garden Kitchen’ favourite weekend lunch is a marinated, butterflied leg of lamb cooked on the barbie served with a delicious salad like this one; and a cold glass or three of course! It’s very simple to make, … Continue reading

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Roasted butternut squash soup

This is one of my favourite autumn soups and it follows my preferred recipe mantra – simple, inexpensive, tasty!¬†It can be made with pretty much any squash but, this is the important twist, it must be made with freshly ground … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Stilton soup

Every Christmas, we seem to buy far too much cheese. So, what could I do with that last piece of beautiful Stilton still waiting to be eaten? What else did I have in the fridge? Broccoli, spring onions and celery; … Continue reading

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Pea and roasted garlic soup

Simple, tasty, quick! As I’ve already shared the roasted garlic recipe, I thought I’d share the soup recipe I made it for originally. I first came across this recipe in an early Nigel Slater book, who in turn got it … Continue reading

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