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kale and feta spanakopita with toasted pine nuts

Before we start talking about kale, I’m just going to vent all my festive excitement for you. Well, boy am I glad that the “Halloween season” is officially over, and we can focus on the real deal: CHRISTMAS!! I know it’s nearly two months away but I am already SO excited. I’m currently pondering what colour theme to decorate the tree with. Any suggestions? I’m so tempted by a rose…

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bolognese sauce with pappardelle

Remember that soffrito from last week? Well here is your opportunity to use it! Bolognese is the ultimate comfort food. Rich, meaty and deeply flavoured. Plus there’s pasta. And parmesan. Heaven. I am finally back in the UK, after a somewhat chaotic combination of flights home. You know how it goes with connecting flights. It’s just fate that the first flight is always delayed so you won’t make the connection.…

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comfort food/ main dishes

cozy risotto with roasted butternut squash, blue cheese and sage

Ok, ok. Enough with the desperately trying to hold on to summer. It is officially FALL and time to get COZY! So I made risotto for you. Literally the most “fall” thing ever, loaded with comforting, sweet roasted butternut squash, creamy blue cheese and crispy sage leaves. Vegetarian food never tasted so good. You might actually forget that meat at meal times was ever a thing after you try this.…

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fish/ main dishes

coconut cilantro ceviche

Well hello there. Coming at you with the three Cs today. Because is there really anything that doesn’t improve with the addition of coconut? Cocktails, cake (more on that tomorrow), cream pie, ice cream…I could go on. There is something so evocative of balmy tropical shores when you combine creamy coconut, a hint of spice, a zing of lime and some ripe juicy mango. Just to remind you before you…

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fresh egg pasta with kale pesto

Hey guys, just a little warning early on. I love pasta. If I could, I would eat it every single day. It is such a versatile food, and guaranteed to make you feel cozy and comforted no matter what kind of sauce you throw on there. Also, you get to top it with a glorious showering of my other favourite food group. CHEESE. What could be more delicious?! I can…

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