Simple and in Season May Round Up

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Finally I’m back with a round up of all the lovely entries for Simple and in Season May/Spring. A new round is open now for June, with lots of inspiring entries coming in already. At 40 weeks pregnant, there’s now very little space between my bump and the laptop, so please forgive the efficient nature… 

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National Vegetarian Week – 5 Tasty Recipes

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This week the National Vegetarian Society is urging us to ‘go green’ and have a go at being vegetarian for a week beginning Monday 19th May to Sunday 25th May 2014. We’ve decided to join in as a family with National Vegetarian Week this year and we’re very much looking forward to experimenting with some… 

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Asparagus, Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Pasta

Asparagus, Salmon and Cream Cheese Pasta

 British asparagus season is in full swing! I’ve been craving the combination of smoked salmon and cream cheese in every form this week, which is unusual for me. Strong, salty flavours are vying for my attention, as well as the sourness of beetroot and pickled cucumbers. Still, at 37 weeks pregnant, it could be worse… 

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British Asparagus Season 2013

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The British asparagus season has begun – it was officially marked by St George’s Day on 23rd April and by signs of the first few spears of British asparagus for sale. I’ve found some already at my favourite local Italian deli, Buongiorno Italia in St Albans, grown on Barfoot Farms on the South Coast. I’ve already raved about it… 

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In Season: Welsh Lamb with New Potatoes and Asparagus (One Pan)

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Whenever we go on holiday to Wales, I go into ‘buy local’ overdrive. Surrounded by lush green fields bordering the coast in North Wales, some of the very best Welsh lamb and Welsh Black Beef is available. It’s a chance to reconnect with the food chain. The local butcher carries only local meat and tells you which farm… 

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Fresh Pasta with Asparagus, Goat’s Cheese and Lemon

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I was challenged by the lovely Giulia of Juls’ Kitchen to make fresh pasta for this month’s Monthly Mingle. This was such an exciting challenge for me, since I recently took a pasta class with Katie Caldesi to learn exactly how to make it although since taking the class I hadn’t put my new found skills to the test. So, the question… 

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Asparagus and Mozarella Toasts

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The sunshine is still beating down and after so many celebrations recently it’s time for simplicity! As mentioned in my previous post, I’m hosting a linky-up/blog event called Simple and in Season with the aim of bringing together as many ‘quick to make’ recipes as possible using the lovely seasonal produce on offer at the moment. Yesterday,… 

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