Sicilian-style kale with pine nuts, currants, capers and lemon

Sicilian-style kale.

Savoury, salty, sweet and zesty, this Sicilian-style kale has it all! Use cavolo nero or substitute your favourite greens to make this delicious dish. Italian food is always a win in our house. But there are many regional variations, and Italy is a big place! One of our favourite ways…

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Classic carrot salad – fresh and delicious!

French carrot salad.

Crunchy, fresh and delicious, classic French-style carrot salad transforms a few simple ingredients into a sophisticated side dish or starter. We ate salad every day of Pesach. That’s a lot of salad. We really like salad, but I think it’s good to have variety. So as well as a daily…

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Flourless fudge brownie cookies

brownie cookies

Rich, indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownie cookies made naturally gluten-free. Studded with nuts and chocolate chips, they’re a fabulous Pesach treat. Do you have Pesach recipes that come back year after year? This is one of mine!  I first made these a few years ago. I was looking for a cookie…

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Roasted baby potatoes with mushrooms and onions

Roasted potatoes with onions and mushrooms.

Crisp, golden roasted baby potatoes with tender caramelised onions and delicious earthy mushrooms. Easy to make and so versatile! A fabulous vegan side dish. Do you have recipes that have evolved over decades of cooking? This is one of mine. It’s almost indistinguishable from where it started, but it’s still…

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Roasted hasselback butternut squash with sweet chilli and rosemary

Uncooked hasselback butternut squash.

Roasted hasselback butternut squash combines simple ingredients and just a few minutes of effort to create a stunning, delicious side dish fit for a special occasion. Don’t you just love a dish that takes minimal effort and ingredients and looks a million dollars? I know I do! Anything that takes…

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Celebratory confetti fruit salad – a beautiful, healthy dessert

confetti fruit salad

Finely diced ripe fruits are combined with a spicy, zesty dressing to create a glorious fruit salad. It’s a dazzling fruity celebration in every mouthful! We eat fruit salad pretty much every day, so coming up with a way to make it different and exciting can be a challenge. But…

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