Week 34: Green Bean & Tomato Salad

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Serves 6 Runner beans are one of my favourite summer vegetables, as soon as we hit August we have an abundance growing in the vegetable patch. When I was small my best friend Melissa and I would pick them off the vine and over indulge, so I have fond memories of the runner bean! They really are best steamed with ... Read More

Week 33: Raspberry Creme Brulee

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Serves 6 British raspberries are with out a doubt my favourite fruit, for me they out run the strawberry every time. The best raspberries come later in the season around early Autumn, but summer raspberries are just as tasty in this recipe. Raspberries tart, sharp nature lends itself well to rich creamy desserts and goes so well in a creme ... Read More

Week 27: Pea, Mint and Feta Salad

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Serves 2-4  This is a lovely simple green salad, perfect for a speedy summer supper. You can use whatever summer green vegetables you like, but be careful not to over cook them, blanching is essential. Plunging in to ice cold water ensure that you stop the vegetables from cooking any longer and keeps the vegetables fresh green vibrancy! Whatever greens you ... Read More

Week 26: Strawberry and Elderflower Pavlova

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Serves 8 No British summer party is complete with out a fruit laden pavlova. This dish originates from Australia; in the 1920s the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova toured around Australia and New Zealand. They were so much enamored by her that they created this iconic dessert in her honor. The light, white fluffy peaks of the meringue are meant to ... Read More