Category Archives: lunch

Vegetarian “fish” and chips

Marinated halloumi takes the place of fish in this oven baked vegetarian interpretation of an English pub classic. One of my very favourite things about a trip to London is the pub food. There are always plenty of vegetarian and … Continue reading

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Garlic soup

Garlic – in my opinion, humankind’s greatest culinary discovery. The unassuming little bulb is the start of so many wonderful dishes, or in this case, the star ingredient. Garlic soup takes many forms, particularly in European cuisine. This version is … Continue reading

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Greek chickpeas with spinach

This is Greek comfort food at its rustic best. And, for those with dietary restrictions, it’s naturally gluten free, vegan and low fat! A tasty meal in itself, or a delicious side dish. Serves 4 Preparation: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

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Roquefort, fig and raspberry salad with honey dressing

Creamy, soft, crisp, crunchy… sweet, tart, earthy, sharp… this salad is an incredible combination of textures and flavours, all coming together in perfect contrast. It’s a meal in itself for 2, or share it between 4 as an appetiser. Serves … Continue reading

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Pear and gorgonzola tart

The approach of autumn means the approach of pears. And any time is a good time for gorgonzola. The medley of tastes in this tart – the sweetness of the pears, the bite of the gorgonzola, the tang of the … Continue reading

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Grilled halloumi Greek salad

Grilled halloumi makes a nice change from the traditional feta – it’s not so salty and has a wonderfully chewy texture. This Greek salad pairs perfectly with some crusty sourdough bread and a glass of dry white wine. Serves 2 … Continue reading

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Spinach & feta terrine with tomato & olive rice

Delicious, light, flavour-packed spinach and feta terrine, goes perfectly with savoury rice loaded with tomatoes and olives. This recipe was adapted from the absolutely-jam-packed-with-recipes-and-tips Mother Would Know. I made a few small changes to the original recipe, based on what … Continue reading

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