juice – lemon

Roasted beetroot, rocket and feta salad with mustard lemon dressing

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  Which of the following apply to you? Please tick as many as you like. Are you… having trouble focusing your attention for more than a few seconds finding yourself tuning out in the middle of a conversation likely to have many projects running simultaneously always in a rush and impatient feeling of being overwhelmed […]

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Kousa mahshi (Lebanese stuffed courgettes)

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This delicious dish of mince and rice-stuffed courgettes is served throughout the Middle East – and it’s gluten and dairy free!

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Lemon & Limoncello granita and a tribute to Barbara Harris

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  It’s a funny old place, the Internet.  This weekend, I was reminded of what an alien and lonely environment it seemed when I took my first tentative steps online back in 2004 when I started this blog.  My nephew, aged 9, had been watching me in fascination for a few days as I posted […]

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Rhubarb strawberry and ginger tarts

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 Read all the existentialist philosophers Like Schopenhauer and Jean-Paul Sartre, Even Martin Heidegger agreed on one thing: Eternal happiness is rhubarb tart. A rhubarb what? A rhubarb tart Jean-Paul who? Jean Paul Sartre. Eternal happiness is rhubarb tart. Thus spake the irrepressible Monty Python crew.  And as far as I’m concerned, recommendation don’t come better […]

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Self-saucing lemon pudding

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Don’t you just hate coming back from a lovely long holiday? Just as I am really getting into the relaxing groove, I have to pack up my stuff, say goodbye to my beloved family, and negotiate the endlessly stressful and frustrating world of commmercial passenger aviation. And let’s face it, who wouldn’t find it stressful running for […]

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Grilled Halloumi cheese with Zaa’tar and roasted red pepper coulis

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I’ve asked this question before – let me ask it again:  who the heck is Valentine’s Day meant to please?  Single people feel depressed at being left out of all the saccharine togetherness; and people in relationships feel depressed because their relationships don’t measure up to the fantasy portrayed by the media - or resentful because they are […]

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