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Summer & My Slow Cooker – Chick Pea & Almond Hummus

February 11, 2013

Chick peas (or garbanzo’s as they are known in other places) are one of the earliest known cultivated legumes.  They can be found in the culinary traditions of most parts of the world, including Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Mexico, and have been a feature in my kitchen for a [...]

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Moroccan Chick Pea Salad – for our Steamy Summer Days

January 8, 2013

While my lovely northern hemisphere readers are all huddled into their woolly sweaters, enjoying belly-warming soups and casseroles and sipping steaming mugs of hot chocolate we are cooking in an altogether different fashion down here in the wide brown land.  This summer started off hot and fiery early in the season and shows no signs [...]

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What’s in the box 6/7 October

October 7, 2010

Yippee!!  Spring is finally starting to show itself in our Food Connect boxes – have a look here. We will all be turning out brilliant salads this week full of fresh, organic nutrients! We have asparagus this week and ours was the first thing to vanish from the box.  I just lightly steamed it and [...]

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