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Baked Spinach Quinoa Falafels

In other words: my latest obsession.

It’s taken me way too long to get a falafel recipe right. believe me, I’ve tried almost everything this year from lentils to mushrooms to wild rice. 520 more words


Spring vegetable soup

Who remembers spring vegetable soup? It was a mainstay of the 1970s – I remember it being served at practically every wedding we attended, presumably because its delicate nature meant it wouldn’t offend some long-lost great aunt’s fussy palate (or mine – I was a complete nightmare to feed when I was younger – something that many people would find hard to believe now). 758 more words


Olive Tapenade

Last year we were lucky enough to have a great crop of olives. And, sadly, now we have moved we don’t have any olive trees – though to be 100% honest I think I would be just as happy to buy or trade some fresh olives from someone – even 2 small trees provided far too many olives for just one person to plough through – Mr MWCED doesn’t like eating olives so that leaves them all for me. 301 more words

Sweetcorn fritters (Maryland style)

You can take the girl out of the 70s… Or so says Nigella Lawson, I think when she was expounding on the virtues of prawn cocktail – and what could possibly be wrong with that? 991 more words


Oven-baked Vegetable Samosas

Guilt free!

I love samosas but most of the recipes I’ve seen use a lot of oil to cook them. I don’t know why but I really don’t like to deep fry. 365 more words


Chicken 65

The Chicken 65 has its origins from the famous Buhari hotel, Chennai. The 65 would mean that it was invented in the year 1965 (source : Wiki) so are their platefuls of Chicken 78, 92 etc :). 279 more words