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Italian fish soup

Italian fish soup

It seems like winter this year wants to stay around for longer and I really like eating soups when it is cold. There is nothing better than a wonderful bowl of hot steaming liquid to warm you up. However soups are often considered as a light snack, first course or light lunch at best. It doesn’t always have to be this way though. Simply add a good portion of fish to the liquid and you can enjoy this soup as…

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Baked gnocchi with tomatoes and mozarella

Baked gnocchi with tomatoes and mozarella

We have an unwritten rule in our kitchen that we try to have a meat free day once a week. We are not vegetarians so it takes extra creativity to come up with tasty ideas every week. This is one of them. Packs lot of flavour and is surprisingly filling. And most importantly it is fantastically easy to prepare. So if you are a vegetarian or just fancy an alternative to the usual protein based meal give it a go!…

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Red lentil soup – slow cooker version

Red lentil soup – slow cooker version

Originally I intended to write another bread baking recipe, burger buns maybe. But then I thought to myself: come on! We are in a middle of winter. People are not going to have barbeques and burgers now. What they need is a bowl of warming soup instead. I don’t know how about you, but for me winter is definitely a soup eating season. There is nothing better than a bowl of steaming soup after a long wintery walk. This recipe…

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Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Holidays feel like a distant memory and our family are now back into the usual weekly routine. This includes being creative with midweek dinners. The criteria are that it has to be quick, nutritious and yummy. One basic ingredient you can always rely in this department is pasta. And being extremely versatile it is just matter of imagination what are we going to serve it with. This week I wanted something super quick, healthy and delicious. So my favourite long…

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Beef and mushrooms stew

Beef and mushrooms stew

Autumn… cold and rainy days, long evenings and stews! Stews are such an autumnal type of food. Rich, warming, comforting, with long cooked meat that almost melts away in your mouth. There is nothing better to eat on a cold November evening. This time of year there are not issues with having the oven on for long. As a matter of fact I love when the kitchen gets heated with the oven on and the lovely aroma from the dish…

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