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    Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze

    Every Saturday my dad heads to the local farmers market and, if the season is right, comes home with a big bunch of beets, which he then scrubs clean, boils, quarters, and marinates in oil and vinegar. So by the…

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    Couscous with Pistachios and Apricots

    Do you like couscous? I had a particularly good meal at a local restaurant recently that served grilled chicken with a side of couscous that had been tossed with some toasted pistachios and a little harissa. I ate every last…

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    Skillet Chermoula Chicken

    Are you familiar with Chermoula? It’s the Moroccan answer to pesto—a spicy herb sauce often used in North African cuisine. Although chermoula is most often paired with fish, it’s excellent with chicken! Chicken thighs hold their own with this flavorful rub made…

  • Smoked mackerel, courgette & butter bean salad
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    Smoked mackerel, courgette & butter bean salad

    1 red chilli, finely chopped (deseeded if you don’t like it very hot) 1 lemon, zested and juiced Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits… 2 smoked…

  • Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad
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    Minted melon, tomato & prosciutto salad

    about 500g different-coloured heirloom tomatoes, chopped into large chunks (smaller ones left whole or halved) 1 Charentais melon, segmented and cut into chunks roughly the same size as the tomatoes 12 slices prosciutto – the best you can afford Prosciutto…

  • Lemony crab & cucumber clubs Cassie Best
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    Lemony crab & cucumber clubs

    200g white crabmeat 6 tbsp mayonnaise zest 1 lemon, plus a squeeze of juice Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits… small handful chives, finely snipped 9…