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Asparagus with lemony yoghurt dressing

Jersey Royal new potatoes and fresh British asparagus are the great joys of spring vegetables. I made this dish as part of my offering for the Coronation Big Lunch buffet we enjoyed recently with friends. ‘Captain Bob’ cooked us some … Continue reading

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Orzo Greek salad

I love a Greek salad for lunch but sometimes you want a little more substance for supper so I made my classic Greek salad but, as an experiment, mixed in some orzo pasta. Dear Reader, it was delicious; served with … Continue reading

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When you have a glut of ripe summer tomatoes and cucumbers, this bread-based salad makes a great light lunch dish, starter or a perfect accompaniment to pretty much any BBQ’ed meat. It needs top quality ripe and juicy tomatoes, fruity … Continue reading

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Macaroni bolognese au gratin

I love a traditional lasagne but sometimes I like to ring the changes with this tasty alternative. Layers of rich meat sauce and creamy macaroni topped with a Parmesan and sourdough crumb and served with a green salad on the … Continue reading

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