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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...
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a very versatile asparagus quiche recipe

When it comes to asparagus, you've just got to seize the season and eat as much as you can before they're gone again. At least, that's my philosophy.   how to make asparagus quiche (or any other quiche, for that matter) There are many ways to make a quiche crust (and, of course, you could always just buy one ready-made), but the method I return to most often is a riff off Julia Child's tried...
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mini rhubarb, strawberry & rose galettes

What do you do with wilting stalks of rhubarb and somewhat soft - if not slightly mushy - strawberries wasting away in the fridge? Well, you could make a delightfully simple compote by slowly stewing down the rhubarb and strawberries (sliced) in a shallow pan with a splash of water, a squirt of lemon juice, a quick zesting of that same lemon, and a spoonful or two of honey. Or, if you've also got...
A stack of golden buckwheat pancakes by @allosimone being drizzled in maple syrup and surrounded by berries
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buckwheat pancakes

In my house (erm... small apartment), weekends often mean leisurely breakfasts: a time to linger at the table over good conversation, a cozy brew and a very non-weekday meal. These slow mornings are a great prelude for relaxing neighbourhood strolls and adventurous nature hikes alike.   Much like every other “recipe” I share here, you need not worry about being overly precise. Try to...