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

Week 25: Apricot Jam

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Makes 5-7 Jars Although we have only just featured an apricot recipe, I procured some beautiful specimens from work and couldn't resist. Apricot jam is the easiest and speediest of the preserves, no fuss with skimming, soaking and scoring. This can easily be rustled up in an evening after work. Home made Apricot Jam graces our table ever Sunday to ... Read More

Week 24: Elderflower Mojito Lollies

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Serves 4 - Ice Lollies 1.5 Liters - Cordial The white blooms of elderflower are spreading fast along the English hedgerows. Depending where you are in the country elderflowers may have been out for a little while already. Where we are based in the south west the season tends to arrive a little later, around the second week of June. ... Read More