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Silvio Bukbardis October 8, 2019
Slow-cooked onions with nut stuffing

Slow-cooked onions with nut stuffing

Slow cooking does wonderful things to onions, turning them sweet, succulent and mellow. Onions have anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting and anti-carcinogenic properties…

Silvio Bukbardis October 8, 2019
Provençal Soup

Provençal Soup

This Provençal soup, known as pistou, is great for using up bags of pasta lurking in the cupboard that don’ t quite hold enough for a whole meal but that you…

Silvio Bukbardis October 8, 2019
Green lentil, red leaf & beetroot with hazelnuts

Green lentil, red leaf & beetroot with hazelnuts

When buying raspberry vinegar opt for quality, if you can. The best ones are slightly syrupy in texture with a fragrant natural hint of raspberries that just lifts…

Silvio Bukbardis October 8, 2019
Mango & Brazil Nut Wonder Balls

Mango & Brazil Nut Wonder Balls

Dark/bittersweet chocolate is good for the soul and lifts the spirits, which is exactly what these moreish treats are sure to do. Good-quality cocoa is also a…

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Spears of joy…

Right up there on my list of favourite veg is asparagus. The new asparagus season always fills me with joy and – not boasting – it’s partly because I have…

Nicola Graimes March 29, 2019
Foraging for wild garlic

Foraging for wild garlic

Walking is one of life’s pleasures, for me, and one that combines stunning scenery, spring sunshine with foraging ticks all the right boxes. The season for wild…

Nicola Graimes March 29, 2019
Grow-your-own pea shoots

Grow-your-own pea shoots

Tins make the perfect container for homegrown herbs, shoots and seeds. Their nifty size means they will happily sit on a windowsill – any time of the year ¬–…

Nicola Graimes March 29, 2019
Breakfast bounty

Breakfast bounty

I’m a creature of habit when it comes to breakfast and love my daily muesli fix, a throw-together mix of oats, nuts, seeds and fruit. This chocolate granola is…

Nicola Graimes March 29, 2019