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7 Great Cookbooks You’ll Actually Use!


Looking for the perfect present for the food lover in your life – or a beautiful edition to your own kitchen shelf? An inspiring cookbook is always in demand. We believe that a great cookbook requires certain things; delicious recipes and easy-to-follow instructions, beautiful photography, and most importantly food ingredients that inspire and are exciting to eat. The list that follows contains a selection of our favourite cookbooks that … Read More 7 Great Cookbooks You’ll Actually Use!

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Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado


One of our favourite quick, easy and healthy lunch ideas is quesadillas filled with creamy feta, hummus and avocado. A great after school snack for kids or a simple office lunch! INGREDIENTS 8 small tortilla 2 avocados 150 g feta 250 g canned chickpeas 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1/2 tablespoon cumin some olive oil Juice of one lemon some parsley, finely chopped Add a few diced … Read More Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado

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Simple Morrocan Lamb Tagine


Spice up your life with a traditional fragrant lamb tagine. INGREDIENTS Shoulder of lamb or lamb chunks cut into small chunks ( approx 2lb lamb) 2 large onion splash of olive oil 3 cloves crushed garlic 1 pint tomato juice 2 x 400ml tins chopped tomatoes 600ml lamb stock 4oz dried apricots, halved 2oz dates, halved 2oz sultanas or raisins 3oz flaked almonds 1 … Read More Simple Morrocan Lamb Tagine

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Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast


SHAKSHOUKA Why not start your day with a Spicy Middle Eastern breakfast. Shakshouka is a simple, one-pan egg breakfast baked in a tomato sauce spiced with cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper.   Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 … Read More Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast

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Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts


  Ingredients 80g whole wheat couscous 1tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and sliced 30g sweet rocket leaves 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted 60g feta Method Place couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiled water. Leave for 5-10 mins until couscous swells. Cook  the onion at medium heat slowly until partially caramelised. Tear … Read More Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts

Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta


Ingredients 400g spaghetti olive oil 4 tablespoon capers 2 ripe avocados i clove garlic 1/2 lemon zest bunch of basil bunch of parsley   Method Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water for 8-1o minutes until al dente Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, add capers and garlic, saute gently. Remove from heat and add lemon zest. Chop the herbs … Read More Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta