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Tuna Nicoise

This is a staple salad recipe in our house, I first made it when I was following my Detox diet but it has now become a regular dish and it is always well received. This would make a great supper

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Pasta with Scallops and Chorizo

  A super simple supper dish which came about by chance (seeing a pack of ready to use scallops and chorizo in Tesco!). A stunning combination of sweet scallops and spicy chorizo. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 onion, finely chopped 1

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Vegetarian Moussaka

We are always being told that we eat too much meat and we should try to have a few vegetarian meals a week. A vegetable curry or pasta dish can fit the bill once a week, but they can leave

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Watercress, Orange and Walnut Salad

This is a really robust winter salad which works well with meat dishes such as Beef Bourguignon. The flavours are amazing and this salad is packed full of vitamins and minerals, vital in the winter months. Ingredients (serves 6) 200g

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Boulangère Potatoes

Boulangère Potatoes is a versatile dish which is easy to make and, once prepared, you can put it in the oven and forget about it. The name of this tasty recipe comes from the bread ovens in France which were

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon is a superb, rich dish, well suited to a Sunday lunch or dinner party. Ideally, you would make this the day before and allow the flavours to develop. Something wonderful happens to the beef when it is left

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Chicken Liver Pâté

A good Chicken Liver Pâté is a really useful addition to your recipe repertoire. It can be used as a starter, a lunch or just a delicious snack and even though it is super easy to make, it looks impressive. This

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Salmon with Pea Sauce

Salmon is a great choice for dinner parties or family meals as it is pretty much universally liked. This recipe is taken from Fay Ripley’s book “What’s for Dinner?” and is a super easy crowd pleaser! I’ll be serving this

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Easy Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart is a lovely, refreshing dessert and a perfect addition to a Dinner Party or Family Lunch. It’s not too filling and most people can manage a small slice, even after a large meal. My recipes are always aimed

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