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Hummus Smoky & Smooth

Hummus : always reminds me of long hot holidays on the island of Cyprus, where the hummus was smooth as silk, full of flavour and served with plates piled high with fresh, warm, puffy pitta. Efharisto’

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Pork and Smoky Beans

A very quick, beautiful and versatile dish that can be served with breakfast, brunch, or as a side for dinner.  If you’re a vegan / vegetarian, just leave out the bacon or add a soy alternative like sgaia.  This recipe is also divine, served crumbled with some feta cheese or with regular cheddar and finished under the grill – totally up to you.

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Cashew Nut Pesto

I make this pesto every week, why, because it can be used with so many different dishes. Try it in sandwiches, on pizza, with grilled meats or drizzle through a good soup. Fabulous on an anti pasta platter or tossed through some pasta or mashed potato. Even for breakfast on hot toast with avocado……oohhh… somebody stop me!

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Popsie’s Banging Tomato Chutney

Whether I grow 1,2 or 5 tomato plants, at the end of the Summer season, I always have enough tomatoes for my whole neighbourhood, which luckily for me is a good thing.  Homegrown tomatoes (or any for that matter), especially freshly picked and full of the sun are the perfect ingredient for this sweet n easy chutney. This recipe belonged to my children’s grandfather, Popsie, who was a fab home cook and my best friend.

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Banging Brussels

Gone are the days when these little green gems were boiled to death before the chicken even hit the oven.  This recipe takes Brussel sprouts to a brand new level of delicious.  Great during the cold winter months when they’re in season, as this recipe punches sunshine, personality and flavour into every mouthful.