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Spiced Peach Relish

Bright and colourful to accompany a risotto, curry, salad or as a starter on bread. Ingredients 2 peaches, stoned and chopped 2 Tbs mint, shredded finely 1 Tbs caster sugar 1 Tbs white wine vinegar 1 Tbs lemon juice 1/4 … Continue reading

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Pickled Radish and Beetroot

A colourful side dish with a main meal or a salad. Ingredients 2 cooked beetroots, sliced 4 radishes, sliced 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 4 cloves chilli flakes if desired 250 ml cider vinegar 75 g caster … Continue reading

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Lime Ice Sweet

This lime ice makes a delicious accompaniment to most fruit desserts. Choose your favourite fruit or fruit in season. Ingredients 7 limes 220g caster sugar 1/2 sweet pineapple, peeled cored and cut into 2 cm chunks 2 mangoes, peeled stoned … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade

A cool refreshing drink for around the pool. Ingredients 100g pitted fresh cherries 125 ml orange juice 50g caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise 2 whole cloves 2 litres chilled lemonade mint leaves slices of orange ice cubes … Continue reading

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Making Ginger Beer

A refreshing drink on a hot summer’s day served cool with ice and a sprig of mint. Ingredients 1 Tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp dried yeast 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup caster sugar 1.25 L boiling water … Continue reading

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Spicey Mango Chutney

My husband Tony made this yesterday. Sorry my blog still is not accepting photos. Spicey chutney; Ingredients 5 under-ripe mangos peeled and chopped, 330 gms caster sugar, 400 mls vinegar, 2 chillies 2 garlic cloves sliced, 1Tbsp grated fresh ginger, … Continue reading

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Pineapple, Lime and Mint Granita

Another good, quick and easy recipe from Peat in Spain. He says he got it from the Guardian. Ingredients 350 g pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped 60 g caster sugar 1 lime, zest and juice 10 mint leaves, washed and … 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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