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Rice Paper Rolls

These rolls are rainbow coloured, pretty and easy to make, finger food for parties. Better to under fill than to add too much filling which will cause the rice paper to tear easily. Ingredients 50 gm vermicelli noodles 30 small … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn, Snow Peas and Asparagus Salad

A colourful crisp salad for this hot weather. Ingredients half a Chinese cabbage thinly sliced 1 tin sweetcorn, drained 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and sliced longwise 200g snow peas, string removed and sliced longwise 1 carrot sliced into matchsticks … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins and squash are in season. They make delicious soup are very easy to make and you can add any vegetables that are going over. They will still add nutrition and flavour. Ingredients 1 Tbsp oil 400 g butternut squash, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Soup

This warm, rich and healthy soup was given to us by a friend in Darwin. Ingredients 1 cup pearl barley 1 cup green split peas 1 cup lentils 1 Tbsp oil 1 leek, washed, halved and thinly sliced 3 cloves … Continue reading

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Kale Soup

Kale is growing well in the garden at present and provides a warm lunch served with a bread bap. Ingredient 1 onion, chopped 1 Tblsp oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 carrot, cubed 4 sticks of celery, chopped 1 medium … Continue reading

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Russian Salad

Thank you Carolyn for this recipe. Carolyn wrote that her Mother copied it from a Rhodesian TV cooking show. We all lived in Luanshya (Northern Rhodesia,) Zambia, in the 1950-70 ties. “It is different and I make it quite often … Continue reading

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Comfort Cottage Pie

Thanks, Morag, in Scotland. Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbs olive oil plus 1/2 Tbs for brushing 3 carrots, chopped 4 large mushrooms, chopped 200 g 7 oz dried soy mince 1.2 Lt 2 Pts vegetable … Continue reading

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Carrot and Zucchini Slaw

A lovely recipe for these hot summer days. Ingredients 3 tsp cider vinegar 1/4 cup soy yoghurt 1 medium zucchini, cut into thin strips 2 medium carrots, cut into thin strips 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced small bunch of … Continue reading

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Shepherdless Pie or Cottage Pie

Our friend Peat in Spain wrote to say they were having ‘shepherdless pie’ for supper and it reminded me to look out a long forgotten recipe. Ingredients 1 Tblsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Rice Soup

SOUP Ingredients 4 ozs 125 gms long grain rice 1 Tblsp oil 2 pts 1 Lt vegetable stock 1 Tblsp yeast extract 1 carrot 1 leek 1 stick celery salt and pepper Method Heat the oil and fry the rice … Continue reading

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