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How to make an Aperol Spritz Cocktail #ItStartsNow

Aperol Spritz Cocktail

This summer, I’ve been re-living some of my Italian holiday memories by making a simple 1950’s-inspired Italian cocktail at home called an Aperol Spritz, which is made with Aperol, Italian prosecco and a dash of soda water. A classic Aperol Spritz made with the 3-2-1 method! If you’ve ever visited Italy, particularly Venice or the…

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Wholewheat Fettuccine with Kale by Amy Chaplin

Wholewheat Fettuccine

Yesterday I shared a book review of At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen, a new recipe book by New York-based chef Amy Chaplin, who creates vegetarian and vegan recipes. Today (with the publisher’s permission) I’m sharing my favourite recipe from the book, which you can find on page 98 of the UK edition –…

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Review: At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen by Amy Chaplin

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well By Amy Chaplin UK Edition: Jacqui Small LLP, June 2015, Currently £17.00 on Amazon US Edition: Roost Books October 2014 Genre – Healthy Eating (Vegan/Vegetarian) You might have noticed that there is a health food trend happening at the moment and as…

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Roasted Summer Vegetables with British Goat’s Cheese #TasteOfSummer

Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted Summer Vegetables with British Goat’s Cheese Most of the time we associate roasted vegetables with autumn or winter, in that root vegetables roast so well and sweeten up in the process. But I find that certain summer vegetables get on very well with a drizzle of cold-pressed rapeseed oil in a roasting tin before…

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French-Style Irish Beef Salad by Bord Bia

Bord Bia French Beef Salad_3

When the Irish Food Board sent me this recipe to try recently, I couldn’t wait to make it, pack it up and take it on a picnic. It almost looked too pretty to transport, but actually, it travelled well. I kept the tomatoes and the boiled eggs whole and in a separate container until I…

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