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Sicilian pasta with tomatoes, garlic and almonds

This delicious recipe is from Nigella Lawson’s new TV series and recipe book Nigellissima Less than 30 mins preparation time 10 to 30 mins cooking time Serves 6 What you need: 500g/1lb 2oz fusilli lunghi or other pasta of your … Continue reading

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Psychedelic salad

This Summer salad is from the foodie find ‘The Archer’s Cookbook’. Edible flowers are in vogue and this mix uses a colourful variety of them, order as well as tender young leaves of dandelions, violets, sorrel and borage, to create … Continue reading

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Tomato and Olive Spaghetti

Serves 4 Takes about 25 minutes What you’ll need: 400g dried spaghetti 2 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 300 g cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped 75 g pitted green or black olives, roughly chopped 6 tbsp green pesto a … Continue reading

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Houmous

Houmous Perfect for enjoying with baked pitta triangles. You can use dried chickpeas, but make sure you soak them overnight and then simmer in boiling water for 10 mins until tender before whizzing in the processor. Serves: 4 Ready in … Continue reading

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Melanzane sott’olio (Aubergines under oil)

“Melanzane sott’olio” (Aubergines under oil) This Southern Italian (Puglian) ‘peasant’ recipe is one of my (and my guests) favourites, passed to me from an elderly farmer who lives nearby in this part of S.Italy. It is delicious as a starter … Continue reading

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