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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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Avocado and Mint Salad

An accompanying salad for pasta dishes. Ingredients 2 ripe avocados zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 bunch fresh mint 4 ripe tomatoes 1 cucumber 4 spring onions, trimmed 2 little cos lettuces 2 Tblsp olive oil 2 Tblsp balsamic … Continue reading

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Tomato, Cucumber and Radish Soup

Thank you Peat for this recipe which I believe is from The Observer. This is delicious these cold winter lunchtimes. Ingredients 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 3 cloves garlic olive oil, a small amount 1 large cucumber 125 g … Continue reading

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Bean and Tofu Dip

Ingredients 1 tin drained cannelloni beans 200 gm firm tofu 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 tsp ground cumin 4 carrots, cut into sticks 2 cucumbers, cut into sticks Method Combine the beans, tofu, … Continue reading

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Sweet Cucumber Pickle

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Sweet Cucumber Pickle

My husband, who likes to make pickles and chutneys; bottles the ingredients cold, puts the bottles into a pressure cooker and takes them to pressure for five to ten minutes, but the methods given works well for me. This recipe … Continue reading

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Kiwi and Cashew Nut Salad

This recipe is from a friend in New Zealand. Ingredients 2 kiwi fruits 1 orange 6 radishes 2 ozs 50 gms mushrooms 4 inch 10 cms piece of cucumber 2 sticks of celery 2 ozs 50 gms cashew nuts a … Continue reading

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Mixed Salad with Orange

A delicious and refreshing salad at lunch time on a hot summers day. Ingredients 2 tomatoes 2 small cucumbers 6 olives 1 carrot, peeled 1 raw beetroot, peeled 2 avocado pears, peeled and stoned 2 small potaotes, boiled until just … Continue reading

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CUCUMBER SALAD

A salad that we were served in China. Ingredients 1 cucumber 3 shallots 2 small red chillies small bunch of coriander 1 Tblsp sugar 1 Tblsp white vinegar Method Make the dressing by cooking the sugar and vinegar together until … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad

SALADS Ingredients 6 raw spinach leaves 1 small cucumber salt and pepper 2 Tblsp vinegar 4 Tbsp oil 1/2 tsp dry mustard Method Wash the spinach and discard the stems. Dry the leaves and tear them into pieces. Peel the … Continue reading

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