Monthly Archives: April 2013

Green Beans and Sugar Peas Salad with Lemon Dressing

Ingredients 4 fl oz 100 ml vegetable oil 1 oz 30 g capers, drained 14 oz 400 g green beans, trimmed and blanched 14 oz 400 g sugar snap peas, trimmed and blanched 3 bunches of asparagus, trimmed and blanched … Continue reading

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Grilled Capsicum and Tomato Salad with Bread

Ingredients 2 red capsicum, deseeded and chopped 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 cups of basil leaves, shredded 6 Roma tomatoes, sliced 3 cups of torn sourdough bread 2 fl oz 50 ml olive oil sherry vinegar dressing 21/2 fl … Continue reading

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Melon Ball Drinks

I had not thought to include drinks in my blog but the Refreshing Apple Drink was so well received that I am writing a second. Ingredients 1/2 rockmelon 1/2 honeydew melon 1/4 watermelon bamboo skewers melon scoop 4 tall glasses … Continue reading

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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Dragon fruit have a mild flavour and the small seeds add texture. Like passion fruit you are ‘either a chewer of the seeds or a swallower’. Served chilled they are juicy and refreshing. A light dessert to the end of … Continue reading

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Refreshing Apple Drink

This drink is non alcoholic. The alcohol burns off as steam before the water evaporates. Ingredients 2 fl oz 60 ml apple brandy 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1 cinnamon stick 2 oz 50 g caster sugar 1 red … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip

Ingredients 2 400 g 14 oz tins of white cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 heads of garlic, cloves separated 2 red onions, chopped 2 Tblsp olive oil 1 1/2 Tblsp lemon juice 1/2 cup of chopped basil leaves salt … Continue reading

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