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Orzo summer salad

I’m not a big fan of chunky pasta salads but I make an exception for one made with orzo. This one is incredibly easy to make either as a vegetarian main course or a side dish with roast chicken. It’s … Continue reading

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Hassleback squash

I usually roast butternut squash in chunks but roasting it whole in this hassleback style is a lovely variation. It looks special and makes a great centrepiece for vegetarian guests or as a side dish for roast and BBQ meats. … Continue reading

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Iberian tapas feast

As I didn’t actually get the June holiday in Spain I had planned, on account of the lockdown, I’m planning to bring a little bit of Spain to my garden instead this year. Most of these recipes have been published … Continue reading

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Mafalda Corta pasta with parsley pesto and pepper sauce

I’m a big fan of Sainsbury’s ‘Taste the difference’ range of dried pasta and I’ve tried most of the range now. The Italians use specific pasta shapes to work with particular types of sauces and the Mafalda Corta I used … Continue reading

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