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Chard, leek and chickpea curry

2 leeks – washed thoroughly and sliced into thin rounds 50g chard – washed and the stalks cut off and sliced, and the leaves chopped a small piece of peeled & grated fresh ginger 1 clove crushed garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground […]

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Tuscan Bread Soup

Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pan with crushed garlic, ground black pepper and (if you like them) a handful of capers (drained if in vinegar, or washed if salted). Add 1 finely chopped onion and a sprinkling of dried oregano. Cook slowly until onion […]

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Roasted Tomato Sauce for pasta

1 kg tomatoes, washed and halved Drizzle of olive oil Sea salt A good grinding of black pepper Toss the tomatoes with the olive oil, 2 teaspoons salt, and pepper. Divide them between two large baking sheets and bake at 200 degrees c for 40-50 […]

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Sundried Tomatoes

There are several ways to achieve this, needing varying degrees of expense or time. You might buy a dehydrator, like this one. You might prefer to make your own solar dryer, or decide to make one that runs on electricity. You might run your oven […]

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Masoor dal aur band gobi

Elena found this on the Smitten Kitchen website, which credits Madhur Jaffrey, Indian Cooking and claims that this recipe serves 4 to 6 people. Elena adds: “I have to confess that we ate it between 2 of us in one sitting. Slightly less hungry people […]