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a beetroot & citrus salad

Steam-roasted beets. Juicy citrus. Fresh colour on a cold winter's day. Need I say more? a beetroot & citrus salad makes 4-6 servings, depending on the size of your servings This salad is incredibly versatile and I strongly encourage you to make it how you want it, with what you have: serve it hot or cold, with feta or goat's cheese or not, with pickled onions or shallots or not, with just...
cold mint and pea soup by allosimone
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cool pea soup

Back in Quebec, we're used to temperatures reaching the upper 30s in the summer (that's the 90s, for those of you who understand fahrenheit), so air conditioners are pretty common. Here in Norway? Not so much. 26 feels almost unbearable and all I can think of to cool down is to eat a refreshingly cold soup.   let's make a cool soup • Start with a good vegetable stock. You can keep...
A bright and green nectarine salad with tomatoes and almonds, by @allosimone
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bright & green nectarine salad

It's probably not a coincidence that the hottest days of the year coincide with the most produce-abundant times. And thank goodness for that. Because surely the last thing anyone wants to do on a scorching afternoon is get all hot and bothered in the kitchen -- that's where salads like this one come in.   how to make this nectarine salad Slice one or two nectarines into thin crescents and...