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Rhubarb Crumble a Quick and Easy Spring Pudding

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Rhubarb crumble is the perfect classic spring dessert. It always makes me think of Britain and reminds me of a time when I had my own allotment a few years ago. When I took over the allotment I inherited an enormous rhubarb plant, that and a plot full of grass…

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Vegetarian Carbonara with Spinach

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Carbonara is a traditional Italian pasta dish from Rome that is made with egg, cured pork such as guanciale, pancetta, lardons or smoked bacon, cheeses and black pepper. The cheeses traditionally used is Pecorino Romano and Parmigiano-Reggiano and it’s generally made with spaghetti but can also include fettuccini, rigatoni, linguine or bucatini.

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Quick and Easy Dinner. Thai Inspired Basil Beef

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Thai basil beef is a easy and quick to make Thai dish and can be found in most eateries throughout Thailand, but as with most local dishes, it can be quite spicy so be careful. If you make this at home it’s easier to control the heat.

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The Ultimate Butternut Squash Curry

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This fragrant curry is a vegetarian curry option like no other and can warm up any autumn or typically grey British day without much fuss. In our house, my husband is the curry expert as he enjoys making his own pastes and trying out flavours so this really is his…

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Easy Tahini Free Hummus with Coriander

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Hummus is one of those wonderful things that you do not have to buy in a plastic container from the supermarket if you know how to make it. Making hummus is a great way to reduce plastic waste if you're actively pursuing a more sustainable lifestyle.

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South African Vetkoek – Doughbun with Black Bean and Vegetable Curry Filling

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Vetkoek is a traditional South African dish often sold at fairs and Friday night church fundraisers. Most Afrikaans speaking, Millenial, South Africans grew up with passionate churchgoing parents and I remember many Friday nights as a little girl going to church to collect our Vetkoeke for dinner. It's a bit…

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Comfort Food. Italian Sausage and Bean Casserole

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This is a tribute to Italy, a place that has brought our family tremendous joy every time we've visited throughout the last few years. I still believe that rural Italy delivers some of the best cooking on our planet.

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One Pan Shakshuka. Healthy Breakfast or Brunch.

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Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern dish that can be served at any time of the day. Served as breakfast, it is a great way to support your immune system at the start of your day as it consists of nutritionally rich ingredients including tomato, poached eggs, garlic, onion and peppers.

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