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Aubergine Honey Chips

Beautifully soft, yet crispy, fried aubergine chips covered in sticky sweet honey. Stack them up high and enjoy.

Un Buen Pisto

Aubergines, courgettes and peppers all slow cooked to perfection in a seasoned & rich tomato sauce, pisto is perfect for dipping and sharing.

Mama Lotties Torta De Acelga (Spinach Pie)

Mama's Spinach / Chard Pie is always so delicious. There can't be an easter time without it. That's not to say that it has to be limited to Easter only. So if you want a truly traditional recipe. Give this a go. I found that frying the spinach with the garlic and oil locks in the flavour and gives this an amazing oomph.

Chickpea, Spinach & Onion Bhaji

I loved when mama made her chickpea and spinach fritters. When she made torta de acelga, there sometimes used to be some leftover mixture....
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Mari’s Stilton and Broccoli Soup

Mari spoils us with a rich and creamy cheese soup that warms you up down to the bones. 2 heads of broccoli2 potatoes2 leeks1...

Cold Beetroot Soup (Chłodnik z botwinki)

If you are a fan of gazpacho or salmorejo then you may just like this beetroot alternative. A creamier and thicker cold soup. A...

Pesto Twists

What do you do with fresh pesto? Could use it in a pasta or chicken dish or you can make a tear and share snack for the table.

Mushroom and Sweet Onion Pierogi (Dumplings)

Discovering Polish dumplings has been a revelation! I have loved the fact that pierogis have so many variations, from savoury and soft to crunchy, creamy and believe it or not even sweet ones! WHAT! Yep I know, mind blown. The fantastic thing about these Eastern European treats is that once you make the dough and get the hang of shaping them all you need to do it is boil, sometimes fry and serve.
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Mama’s Brussels Sprouts

Don't be fooled into thinking Brussels Sprouts are the devil's vegetable. Fry them up with some herbs and garlic and see them in a...

Spring Salad

This spring salad is refreshingly Mediterranean. This spring salad's contrasting sweet and savoury combination and fresh ingredients make this a great salad any time...

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