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Vegetarian Ciabatta Pizzas
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Ciabatta Pizzas

 This recipe is mostly about the vegetarian ‘tomato sauce’ base. I’ve always been on a quest for a decent protein-rich veggie pizza and this sauce is now one of my best tricks. Top the pizzas however you would like, the ingredients here are just a start. These can make a […]

Sausage Gnocchi Recipe
Main Entrée

Spicy Sausage Gnocchi

 Gnocchi is an Italian dumpling that can be made of various things, but most commonly potato or flour. Homemade gnocchi can be absolutely lovely, but prepared gnocchi is increasingly easy to find and can make a very quick meal. This recipe is my very own and uses sausage and a […]

Tortilla Chip Casserole
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Tortilla Chip Casserole

 A playful twist on some traditional Tex-Mex flavors – use tortilla chips for a quick and easy, crowd-pleasing dinner. Bake like a casserole as described below, or pour the casserole mixture on top of crushed up tortilla chips for an easy taco salad. Tortilla Chip Casserole   Save Print Prep […]

Soup

Haddock Chowder

 This is a simply delicious chowder – makes your whole kitchen smell like fish, but it’s worth it. Barely altered the original recipe. [Prep: 5min / Cook: 30min] Ingredients: – 2 haddock fillets – 1 pint of whole milk – small can of corn – 100g (3.5oz) cubed bacon pieces […]

Soup

Zucchini Soup

 Here’s another dish perked-up with the use of mascarpone – in a surprisingly delightful ‘summer’ soup. Made with zucchini (courgette) and pesto, it’s a soup that’s light enough for a summer evening. I serve mine with bread and a little pate or hummus for a light meal. [Prep: 10min / […]

Creamy Bacon Fusilli
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Creamy Bacon Fusilli

 This is kind of like carbonara, but with a touch of cheese instead of an egg … and with tomatoes and onions, so really not a carbonara at all. I arrived at it in a bit of an odd way, taking a recipe for ‘Pasta with Roasted Garlic & Tomatoes’, […]