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Panzanella

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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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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Feta stuffed roast chicken with orzo

A roast chicken is a welcome family favourite at any time of the year but this Greek-inspired recipe is especially good in the summer. This is based on a recipe by Diana Henry but I’ve changed the cooking method and … Continue reading

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Tavas – Cypriot braised beef with potatoes, tomato and oregano

Tavas is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus that is incredibly simple to make and full of robust Mediterranean flavours. The Cypriots often use cinnamon in savoury dishes; they sprinkle it on chicken skin and over potatoes before … Continue reading

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