Category Archives: Lunch

Green bean, tomato, spinach and feta pasta

I found this recipe for pasta with green beans, tomato, spinach and feta in deliciousmagizine.co.uk. It is fresh, light and easy and ready in under 30 minutes making it a perfect midweek supper. Ingredients 25g pine nuts 100g fine green … Continue reading

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Chicken and Couscous or Bulgar Wheat Salad

This a perfect dish for lunch in the garden on a hot sunny day . It can be prepared well in advance, even the day before. In fact the flavours mingle better then. Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: as … Continue reading

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Cod, hake or haddock with dill and pangrattato

This recipe can be used for almost any round fish, such as cod, pollock, ling, haddock or grey sea mullet. It can be cooked ahead and reheated – just make sure there’s lots of cheese sauce, otherwise it’ll be dry … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

This is a really tasty soup that uses any white fish you can get your hands on (cod, haddock or hake work well). Using prawns and mussels makes for an attractive looking dish. Good crusty bread is must for dipping. … Continue reading

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Aubergine, tomato and chickpea traybake

This super-easy, quick traybake that can be made ahead as it both freezes and reheats well. It is good hot or cold. This dish is a bit fiddly with having to do something every 15 minutes or so but if … Continue reading

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Roast peppers with anchovies and tomatoes

This is delicious as a light lunch or as a side dish. It is so, so simple and goes its everything – baked fish, roast lamb, griddled chicken, other vegetable dishes and takes only 10 minutes to prepare. This recipe … Continue reading

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Spicy tuna rice salad

This is so simple that it might surprise you how good it tastes. It has quite a kick when warm, and is just as nicely spicy when cold. I found this recipe by Angela Hartnett in the Daily telegraph. To … Continue reading

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Chicken and mushroom hot-pot

Prep time 35 minutes. Cook time 25 minutes Serves 4 This is a good way to use up cooked chicken. You can assemble the hot-pot in advance so it is a no -fuss supper. This is a bbcgoodfood.com recipe Ingredients … Continue reading

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French Bean Salad

This is a tasty salad that requires only blanching the beans and a toss in the dressing. It is perfect on its own or with chicken, fish or lamb. It is worth using good quality Dijon mustard. Use the thinnest, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Semifreddo

This is a really easy way to serve strawberries and cream if you have a glut of ripe strawberries. It takes about half an hour to prepare but is easily done in three parts – cook the strawberry sauces beforehand, … Continue reading

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