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DeliciouslyElla’s Bircher Muesli

I’ll let you in to a secret, I don’t faff around with breakfast in the mornings. It’s too much hassle and not enough time and so I don’t bother. Instead, I make DeliciouslyElla’s Bircher Muesli the night before, whilst dinner’s on the go or while Peter’s washing up, and then whip it out the fridge in the morning with no …

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My New Roots – Sarah Britton

Peter gave me this cookery book for my birthday, it follows on from Sarah Britton’s very successful blog, My New Roots which is all about eating seasonally and enjoying whole foods. Last week I cooked two recipes from the book (albeit I didn’t quite have all the required ingredients) and loved them both.

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Persiana – Red Rice Salad with Barberries & Grilled Vegetables

This Red Rice Salad from Persiana (Page 181) is so special! The recipe uses a french variety of wild rice, grown in the south of France in Camargue (where the rice takes its name). After the second World War, marshlands in France were used for agriculture, specifically for growing white rice. As time went on, cross pollination occurred between the white …

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Spicing Salmon up with Chimichurri Sauce and Quicker than Toast Courgettes

I’ve always found it hard to get excited about salmon dishes; but this one, which combines two recipes, really is quite special. I cooked this after Peter and I got back from our Cross Fit class last Tuesday evening and it really filled a hole even though it doesn’t look all that substantial. It’s based on Hemsley + Hemsley’s recipe …

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Honey & Co. Pomegranate Molasses Chicken with Bulgar Wheat Salad

Having been thoroughly inspired by a recent lunch at Honey & Co. I decided to cook a recipe from their book, Pomegranate Molasses Chicken with Bulgar Wheat Salad for a lunch with Peter’s parents. Don’t be put off by a few lesser known ingredients such as pomegranate molasses and bulgar wheat. Pomegranate (seeds, juice and molasses) is used frequently within …

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Easy Avocado Chocolate Mousse by DeliciouslyElla

Yesterday, Peter really wanted me to make Ella’s Banoffee Pie but unfortunately we didn’t have the right ingredients in the cupboard (which is just as well!!), so instead I decided to try her Easy Avocado Chocolate Mousse. What an easy, no fuss dessert this is! It’s so quick to make and can be prepped ahead of time. It might sound …