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Seared Tuna with Napa Cabbage and Radish Salad

A few weeks ago I discovered the fabulous Love Radish website, which is full of interesting recipes, including the wonderful, colourful radish and avocado appetizer that I made for friends. I’ve yet to try cooking with them (roasted radishes with rosemary … Continue reading

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Pea, Fennel and Mint Soup

Fresh mint is perhaps one of my favourite herbs. In the kitchen, I love its relatively strong, sweet and refreshing flavour that makes it incredibly versatile, and an ingredient that I use in drinks, as well as savoury dishes and desserts. … Continue reading

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Aubergine, Halloumi and Spinach Parcels

Aubergine – known as eggplant here in the US – is just one of those vegetables (strictly a fruit) that I don’t often cook with. I’m not sure why this is, but it’s also the case that almost every time … Continue reading

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Double Dipping: Lemony Hummus and Beetroot & Walnut Dip

Today is the start of a long weekend here in the US, with Presidents Day – which marks the birthday of George Washington (the first president of the US) – being commemorated on Monday. The weather forecast for Los Angeles … Continue reading

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