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Linguine with sour cream and basil sauce

As we’ve had such a fantastic hot and dry summer, I’ve grown fresh basil outside very successfully. The sunshine has given the basil a distinct and peppery flavour that you don’t get from the shop bought kind but you can … Continue reading

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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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