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Eggplant with Mozzarella & Basil

This simple Eggplant Mozzarella Basil dish is a favorite in Sicily and Sardinia. It is similar to Parmesan but without the gravy and breading. This enables you to taste more of the natural eggplant flavor. You can use regular fresh mozzarella for this recipe but a nice smoked mozzarella (mozzarella affumicata) truly enhances the overall […]

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Tomato, Spinach & Goats Cheese Frittata

This Tomato, Spinach & Goats Cheese Frittata is a great way to use up remnants left in the fridge and this simple frittata makes an ideal meal for two with tomatoes, herbs, spinach and tangy goats cheese. Simple and easy! Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 large free range eggs 1 tbsp fresh thyme Small handful of […]

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Perfect Fish Pie

  Perfect fish pie, has to be everybody’s favourite comfort food. There are many variations and the rule is there are no rules and you can put whatever you like in. Fish is expensive and less popular fish such as pollock & coley are worthy substitutes, vegetables can also be used to make the fish […]

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Sausage & Chicken Gumbo

Gumbo is one of America’s favourite stews, there are cajun & creole versions but the one thing they both have in common is they are made with lots of patience and love. Gumbo’s unique flavouring hinges on its roux and is traditionally made with flour and fat. You need the roux to have a darkish […]

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Aubergine Parmigiana

  This southern Italian¬†dish made with a shallow-fried sliced filling, layered with cheese¬†and rich tomato sauce, then baked. The addition of the char-grilled aubergine adds an almost meaty texture to this dish making it mouth-wateringly delicious. Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 50 Minutes Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, crushed 6 tbsp olive oil […]

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Spicy Vegetarian Scotch Egg

These delicious spicy vegetarian scotch eggs are very tasty and popular with all the family. These are mildly spiced but depending on your palate you can make them as hot as you like! These are made with boiled chick peas as uncooked peas can make them dry. I find the softer texture is highlighted by […]

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