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Foodie pics for February

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Vegetables and fruit in season just now: aubergine, courgettes, artichoke and cherries

I never now what fruit and vegetables are┬ámeant to be in season! And, of course, “in season” is a technicality in Scotland, where it’s pretty hard to grow most things. We subscribe to delicious magazine and the August issue had … Continue reading

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Roast ham, roast potatoes, vege and apple sauce (oh, and don’t forget the gravy!)

This evening’s delicious dinner was courtesy of Papa: roast ham roast potatoes roast sweet potatoes mandolined courgettes sliced carrots Mum’s homemade apple sauce gravy The the roast ham was served on a bed of mandolined courgettes, which was fun. In … Continue reading

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Sides: roasted courgettes, shallots and garlic

I had the oven on for gammon and chips (Slimming World style, of course!) the other night, and popped in some vege to roast along side. I really wanted cherry tomatoes to roast, but all we had were some courgettes … Continue reading

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Creamy pasta sauce with courgettes and tomatoes

Another yummy, creamy pasta sauce, this time with fusilli. Vegetables added to the sauce were: garlic, chopped onions, chopped carrots, chopped courgettes, and half a tin of tomatoes. For flavour I added a squeeze of tubed chilli and thai spices.

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Easter lunch: fennel and orange soup, herby stuffed lamb and lemon syllabub

Easter dinner is usually a jolly affair, and usually involves some sort of season meat; this year it was lamb, stuffed with herbs. Fennel and orange soup Serves 8 Ingredients 4 onions, sliced 4 bulbs fennel, sliced 1.8l vege stock … Continue reading

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Gammon, chips and roast vege

Tonight’s dinner was gammon (cooked on the griddle) with homemade chips and oven roasted vege: cherry tomatoes (cooked in balsamic), mini courgettes, and marge mushrooms (spiced with Worcestershire sauce).

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