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Butternut Squash, Goat’s Cheese and Spinach Filo Pie Recipe

by Sonali Dutta

What to do on a rainy bank holiday Monday? Why bake a pie of course (cue “who ate all the pies” and “Pieface” jokes). 595 more words


Baklawa -- or can too much of a good thing ever be a bad thing

To the uninitiated, a Lebanese meal can become an extravagance too far.  Like an overpowering if charming friend, it can keep coming at you until you are exhausted and just want to be left alone.   536 more words

Lebanese Recipes, Memory And Culture

Croatian Pita with Mince Meat and Potatoes

A few months ago, I was very lucky to spend the whole day in the kitchen with my goddaughter’s Croatian grand-mother. She is a very special lady, full of energy and great stories, and I had an amazing time learning from her how to cook many Croatian traditional dishes such as various recipes for Stuffed Peppers and Pita. 320 more words


Apples & Blackberries

It’s that time of year again, when the apples & blackberries are ready to be harvested and made into scrumptious desserts and treats.

I was fortunate to have found a small James Grieve apple tree in a friend’s garden in Milton Keynes and these apples were ready to be picked. 247 more words

Ladybird Lab

Spinach and Feta Filo Pie

Everyone loves a pie, but in the summer I definitely prefer a lighter option with filo pastry. This is an adaption of the Greek “Spanakopita” which layers filo pastry with spinach and feta. 379 more words

Posh lunch and stormy skies

The weather has been bizarre for days now: hot, humid and very stormy here in SW France.

Driven from the kitchen by the heat we decided to have lunch out and drove to Villecomtal to a restaurant we’d never tried before called La Rive Droit. 110 more words


Brie and Mango Chutney Parcels


200g filo pastry
200g brie, diced
50g mango chutney
25g melted butter

Makes 12 Parcels


Cut Filo Pastry into 36 squares measuring approximately 8cm (3″) square. 85 more words