Category Archives: Recipes

Butter-nut Squash Soup

Sometimes I make butter-nut squash soup with coconut milk and chilli and this is very delicious, but to-day I had a squash and no coconut milk and someone was calling round at lunch-time. I decided to make a different recipe. … Continue reading

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Tahini Sauce and Tahini Dressing

Tahini sauce is good over noodles or steamed vegetables. Take 1/2 cup of tahini 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup water. Mix all … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Smoothie

This has a holiday sound about it! This is a recipe in to-day from ‘Udo’s Choice News’, a Pina Colada Tasting Smoothie Recipe.  No alcohol in it. 1 Pineapple, peeled, 115 ml tinned Coconut Milk, 1/2 teaspoon Udo’s oil. (For … Continue reading

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Red Peppers Roasted with Cherry Tomatoes

For 4 people: 4 red peppers 1 lb cherry tomatoes 4 teaspoons runny honey olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper flat-leafed parsley to serve. Cut the peppers in half from stem to the base, leaving on green … Continue reading

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Salad of ruby grapefruit with avocado

We really enjoyed eating this to start our meal this evening.  Very refreshing and zesty! For 2. 1 ruby grapefruit 1 avocado a piece of red chilli, to taste, finely chopped some coriander leaves extra virgin olive oil sea salt … Continue reading

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Spicy Mung Beans with Chillies and Fresh Lime Juice

(serves 4 – 6) This dish is creamy, nourishing, warming and very delicious 1 cup whole mung beans (available in health food shops, Asian supermarkets and large local supermarkets), soaked for a few hours or overnight in enough water to … Continue reading

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Spring salad

Ingredients for 4: 1 pink grapefruit 1 bunch of watercress mixed, fresh, new and young, green leaves of choice, such as spinach, rocket, dandelion, nettles 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts Dressing: 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Golden Squash Soup

Preparation and Cooking Time: 30 mts.         Serves 4. Ingredients: 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped 3 medium cloves of garlic, chopped 1 dessertspoon chopped fresh ginger 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Tofu, Olive and Chilli Sausages

Ingredients: 85g/3oz pitted black olives 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1 large spring onion (scallion),  roughly chopped 17g/6oz firm tofu, grated or mashed with fork 2 red chillies, finely chopped (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano salt and pepper … Continue reading

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Hot drinks

Between the cold weather and the Christmas season, I am thinking of food and drink a lot these days.  For me it is good to make up a hot drink from spices and herbs rather than a tea-bag, so I … Continue reading

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