Tag Archives: mint leaves

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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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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Spaghetti with Squash

We have just had a visit from a Belgium friend, Els. She cooked us some lovely spaghetti dishes, and enjoyed Pesto. Ingredients 400 g 14 oz Italian spaghetti 2 Tblsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large chilli, seeded … Continue reading

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Pea and Mint Soup

Autumn is here and soups are a comfort food, a quick way of warming up at any time of the day. Ingredients 2 Tblsp olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 cups of vegetable stock 1 … Continue reading

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