With Aubergine

Grilled Vegetable Salad With Pistachio Dressing

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

As you’ve probably gathered from previous recipes, I love making salads that are either a meal in themselves or are a substantial part of a meal where you serve it with something barbecued – meat, chicken or fish. 
I made this week’s grilled vegetable salad with pistachio dressing by combining parts of 2 recipes from […]

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Minestrone

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

At the beginning of last week when the weather turned nasty I decided it was time for soup again – it’s hard to beat a hearty vegetable soup. I’d bought a big variety of vegetables at our Market during the weekend so had plenty to go into a minestrone. In Italy there are lots of […]

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille with Chicken

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

This recipe is about the ratatouille which we’ve served with grilled chicken. It’s such a versatile vegetable dish that is great with a variety of meats, chicken or firm fleshed fish or is just as good served warm or at room temperature with a green salad and rustic bread. It’s important to use the freshest […]

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Grilled Octopus

Grilled Octopus

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

This week’s recipe was inspired by a great lunch I recently enjoyed at Paul Bert’s Epicere in Paris – grilled octopus on caponata. Sorry I know this might sound too messy or you might feel funny about handling octopus but it’s easy and I can assure you the results are delicious. I had to buy […]

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