Mimosa Salad | Eat Like a Local | Russia

You’ve probably sipped on a Mimosa cocktail before, but have you ever heard of a Mimosa salad? This Soviet staple dish is one of many salads that Russian cuisine is so well known for, consisting…

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Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe | Eat Like a Local | Norway

Yellow split pea soup is a classic Norwegian dish, highly popular with families with kids, although equally as popular among adults. In Norway, it is traditional to begin dinner with a hearty soup, and this…

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St. David’s Day Recipe: Coquilles St. David

Happy St. David’s Day! Celebrated all over the world on 1st March, St. David’s Day is dedicated to the patron Saint of Wales, St. David and is an important date in Welsh heritage. To celebrate…

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Coquilles St. Jacques – a French Scallop Recipe

When it comes to French scallop recipes, there aren’t many dishes more indulgent than coquilles St. Jacques. The scallop is served in its own shell, lying waiting to be discovered underneath a creamy blanket of…

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Christmas gifts for foodies at Fforestfach Retail Park, Swansea

Recently, I was contacted by Fforestfach Retail Park, Swansea, who are putting together the Fforestfach Guide to Christmas to give people the best fashion, homes and food advice from a team of bloggers. My mission,…

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Recreating Estrella’s Bacon-wrapped, Egg-stuffed Avocado (Recipe)

I love eating avocado for breakfast or brunch. From simple mashed avocado on toast to vegetable, avocado and chilli omelette, this creamy, mild green fruit is just the thing to get me out of bed in…

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Meat-free meals – Recipe: Spinach and ricotta pie

Print Italian spinach and ricotta pie Lately, I’ve been cooking more meat-free meals in an attempt to eat more vegetables and develop a healthier diet. This recipe for Italian spinach and ricotta pie is quick,…

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Recipe: Chicken, watercress and walnut salad with garlic dressing

Having recently received a copy of A salad for all seasons cookbook by Harry Eastwood as a gift,  I had a go at making the smoked chicken, watercress and almond salad with a garlic cream dressing…

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Recipe: Mozzarella, bacon and roasted veg salad

  Recently, Florette Salad challenged me to post a recipe on my blog using any one of their products. The obvious option was a salad, but I wasn’t sure what I was going to make…

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Recipe: Chorizo and Egg Salad

With all the hot weather we’ve had lately, slaving over a hot stove is the last thing I want to do when I get home from work. Quick and convenient, a salad is the ideal…

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