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Rhubarb Meringue Tart

One day I’ll achieve the “stiff peak” stage of meringue-whisking by hand. Until I acquire a shiny copper bowl and rock-solid forearms, though, I’ll keep borrowing electric blenders from my high-tech friends. Ruby red rhubarb season is at an end, … Continue reading

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Easter Torta Pasqualina with Spinach & Samphire

It’s hard to believe I was in Greece a year ago, lamenting over the fact that their Orthodox calendar meant Easter celebrations wouldn’t coincide with the length of my stay. It was still able to experience the Cretan springtime, though, … Continue reading

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Portobello & Kale Stout Pie with Sweet Potato Mash Crust

The cult of the savoury pie is an established tradition in many parts of the world, but perhaps maintained with extra gusto in England and Ireland. Sometimes meaty, often accompanied by mash, and always comforting. I’m a crust girl through and through, … Continue reading

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