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Baked Vacherin

What could be more delicious than potatoes or bread dunked into molten cheese?! When accompanied by cured and/or cold meats, and pickles this becomes a veritable feast! Vacherin is a seasonal creamy...

Serves: 4 - 6

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Chicken (or Turkey), Bacon, Wild Mushroom and Kale Orzo 'Risotto'

Luscious leftovers! This is very creamy, yet with the addition of hardly any cream. Quick and easy to make, enjoy it as-is risotto-style, or make several days in advance and transform it into a gratin...

Serves: 4 - 6

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Chicken with Parma Ham Goats Cheese and Pesto Sauce

These delicious chicken breasts are incredibly easy to make and the finished product looks very impressive.  They can be made up to a day in advance and kept in the fridge.  However, remembe...

Serves: 4

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Courgetti & Spaghetti with Gorgonzola Sauce & Walnuts

Spaghetti with Gorgonzola sauce has long been one of our family favourites. It couldn’t be a tastier quicker or easier supper or lunch. Now, since the advent of spiralizers I often replace some of th...

Serves: 2

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Flat Iron Steak & Blue Cheese Salad with Mustard Dressing

This scrummy salad is bursting with summer flavours. It came about as a result of a kitchen garden sweep in high summer. The addition of steak and blue cheese turns it into a luscious and tasty one ...

Serves: 4

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Omelette Arnold Bennett

This is one of the tastiest imaginable egg dishes – what could be more delicious than eggs, smoked haddock, spinach and cheese? In fact traditional Omelette Arnold Bennett doesn’t have spinach ...

Serves: 4

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Tomato Kale & Anchovy Gnocchi

‘Bursting with flavour’ - to quote Himself having devoured an indecently large plate of this for lunch. What more need I say…! Only, that gnocchi is incredibly quick to cook and, very helpfull...

Serves: 2 -3

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Swedish Salmon

Not just a crowd pleaser, but a host pleaser too... because, as well as being incredibly easy, this can be prepared well in advance. Top the salmon with the smoked salmon and make the sauce ahead, but...

Serves: 4

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Prawn & Wild Garlic (or Spinach) Risotto

The mild, mellow flavour of wild garlic marries beautifully with the delicate pink prawns in this creamy Springtime risotto.  Don’t be tempted to use cooked prawns as they go rubbery, tough and t...

Serves: 4 -5 (More for a starter)

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Monkfish & Prawn Brochettes

If using bamboo skewers rather than metal ones remember to soak them in water for half and hour before using to prevent them from burning.The brochettes both look and taste delicious, especially serve...

Serves: 4

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Griddled Swordfish with Salsa Verde

Swordfish steaks are very tasty, succulent and juicy with a meaty texture, and are boneless to boot! Be careful not to overcook them as they quickly become dry and tough. As well as from fishmongers, ...

Serves: 4

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