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About heatherlamont

I was brought up in the Belgium Congo (DRC). Trained as a nurse and midwife in England with tropical diseases from Liverpool University. Married Tony Lamont in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Lived in England for 20 years. Wrote GOURMET VEGAN published by Gollancz. Moved to Australia in 1995. Tony and I now live on a farm in Queensland Australia.

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Potato Salad with Tomatoes

We ate this filling salad with our lunch in Rome. Ingredients 4 large potatoes 4 tomatoes, very ripe 1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs Pinch of chilli flakes olive oil Sprig of basil Method Peel and boil the potatoes until cooked. … Continue reading

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Kiwi and Pineapple Fruit Salad

We had this simple but refreshing fruit salad in a restaurant in Notto, Sicily. Ingredients 4 kiwi fruit 1 large, ripe, sweet pineapple 1 bunch of basil Method Peel and cut the kiwi fruit into bite size chunks. Peel, core … Continue reading

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Pear, Orange and Avocado Salad

We ate this refreshing salad on Maggioli Island in Lake Tresiemo, Italy. We had this as a starter salad but it can accompany a main dish. Ingredients 1 small Iceberg lettuce 2 pears 2 sticks celery 1 orange 1 avocado … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding with Pineapple

Looks lovely, is tasty and very filling. Ingredients 150g jasmine rice 500 ml coconut water 200 ml coconut milk 60g sugar 2 tbsp shredded coconut pinch of salt 1 cinnamon stick 2 tbsp cashews 1/4 fresh pineapple, peeled cored and … Continue reading

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Wasabi, Pea and Carrot Soup

Travelling allows you to eat different foods and ask for the recipes of the ones you like. This is a hot colourful soup for cold winter days. Ingredients 1 tube wasabi 500g peas, frozen 4 carrots Method Clean the carrots … Continue reading

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Avocado and Lebanese Cucumbers

My husband looked in the fridge and came up with this simple salad to accompany our main course. Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 2 small Lebanese cucumbers 6 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 spring onions, sliced finely fresh parsley. chopped 1 lime … Continue reading

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