Tag Archives: Beetroot

Golden Beetroot Pasta with fresh herb pesto

Golden beetroot is a beautiful vegetable. It is characterised not only by its wonderful, sweet and earthy flavour (which is slightly milder than its red counterpart), but also by its stunning, unbelievably vibrant, bright yellow colour. Beetroot is in season … Continue reading

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Beetroot Cake with Mascarpone and Raspberries (gluten-free and absolutely amazing)

My obsession with Lily Vanilli’s latest book – Sweet Tooth – seems set to continue (you can explore the trail backwards from here), following my latest attempt at one of her fabulous baked creations. Describing herself as a modern artisan … 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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“They are ready when you can pierce them through the heart with a skewer. As you might a vampire.”

 – Nigel Slater on beetroot (from “Tender”) I nearly always return from the farmer’s market with at least one item that I hadn’t planned for. It might be that I’m unable to resist something unexpected, or perhaps there’s one vegetable … Continue reading

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