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Fresh Figs, Pecan, Basil and Goat Cheese Salad

One of my favorite things about summers is the fig season, which is relatively short lived, lasting anywhere between 6-8 weeks. Although you can always buy figs in the dried form or as preserves etc., I have always had a soft spot for the fresh ones. 560 more words

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Weekend experiments: Filo pastry tarlets

A few weeks ago, my hubby decided to get me a Mary Berry’s baking book Mary Berry: Cooks the Perfect from the library, after he saw me watching her baking show on tv. 445 more words


If you're priveleged enough .....

To have fig trees growing in your garden,

which is not so exceptional these days even in the ultra-civilized Northern climes,

then you should definitely try this: 187 more words


more than a simple summer salad

this is almost a meal …

 The ultimate summer salad for those sweaty evenings..

For instance, what do you think of a bed of butter lettuce topped by sweet potatoes streamed in the micro, with fresh green asparagus sauteed in garlic, onion and balsimico in olive oil, E.V. 345 more words


Banana Icecream

If you have too many bananas lying around and wanna use them to make something quick, different and easy, then this recipe is for you :-) 94 more words


Green Beans Salad with Toasted Pistachios

This is one of my favorite salads to make as a side for days when dinner is a a meat heavy one. The crunchy slightly sweet green beans are gently tossed with some butter and garlic, and mixed with some toasted pistachios, to create a riot of flavours. 530 more words

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