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One-Bowl Brown Butter Banana Bread is a little black dress of a recipe: classic, go anywhere, always special. If you have a hankering for banana bread, might I suggest you give this one a try? Although I have not reinvented the wheel, this is a taste-of-home recipe, adapted from my mother’s one, that deserves your …

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chinese stir fried rice in vintage blue and white Chinese bowl

Chinese Turmeric Fried Rice, served with curls of sesame-scallion omelette, is a delicious way to use up any type of leftover rice. A gently-spiced Food To Glow favourite. Fried rice is one of those comforting dishes that covers many culinary bases: as a post-pub, sop-up-the-booze snack; a thoughtfully-considered side dish with a larger Chinese meal; …

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Smoked mackerel salade Niçoise composed on a green platter on distressed concrete backdrop

Smoked Mackerel Salade Niçoise is a Food To Glow summer favourite, made possibly more delicious and filling with extra vegetables. You can even make it vegan with my easy tweak. Summer eating at its simplest and most sublime. This composed style of salad originates, of course, in the south of France. Best eaten in the …

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skillet on concrete background filled with baba ganoush, sauteed vegetables and pitta bread

Baba Ganoush Vegetable Skillet with Pitta Bread “Fries” and tangy Yogurt-Tahini Sauce turns your favourite Levantine dip into a meal. An actual, bona fide meal. Rejoice! This recipe is defined by its subtle smokiness. Eggplants get the BBQ or gas stove treatment, turning from fat, firm glossy obsidian fruit to a charred and collapsed heap. …

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Tropical Matcha Yogurt Breakfast Bowl is loaded with sweet juicy fruit, toasted seeds and coconut for a refreshing, energising and healthy way to start your day. Now that the days are getting a bit longer, brighter, and a tad warmer (!), I’m easing away from porridge and embracing cool, fruity breakfast bowls. Sometimes these are …

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Smoky Brussels sprouts and mushrooms wholemeal #pizza with an instant garlic-herb sauce to drizzle or dip. Delicious with or without cheese. #vegetarian #brusselssprouts

Smoky Brussels sprouts and mushrooms wholemeal pizza with an instant garlic-herb sauce to drizzle or dip. Delicious with or without cheese. Despite being quite evangelical when it comes to home-cooking, a girl needs a break sometimes. While my preference is to go out (Edinburgh has fantastic restaurants these days), sometimes we really can’t be bothered …

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Roasted Parmigiano Reggiano Sweet Potatoes and Shallots are a super-simple sweet, savoury, crunchy, and soft nutritious side dish that will have your family asking for seconds. These would be great for any dinner - festive or everyday. #sidedish #sweetpotatoes #parmesan #easyrecipe #family #food

Roasted Parmigiano Reggiano Sweet Potatoes and Shallots are a super-simple sweet, savoury, crunchy, and soft nutritious side dish that will have your family asking for seconds. These would be great for any dinner – festive or everyday. ** Most of us in the UK and US think roasted white potatoes when we think roasted potatoes. …

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Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual roast dinner trimmings. #Christmasfood #recipe #cauliflower #vegetarian #easilyvegan #pastry #dinner #familyfood

Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual Christmas dinner trimmings.  ** Holidays are special times. Often with our wider family and friends, these are occasions where we gather together to break bread and strengthen bonds. In our family we often …

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Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of bursting cranberries is the perfect "just-in-case" cake to have on standby during the festive season. #winter #cake #baking #marmalade #carrotcake #christmas

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of burst cranberries is the perfect “just-in-case” cake to have on standby during the festive season. A cut-up and keep kind of cake for family and friends. Not much effort for a whole lot of reward. Merry Cakemas to you. ** Having well-loved recipes that I can tweak to …

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Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. #butternutsquash #sidedish #thanksgivingday #christmas #easyrecipe #vegetarian

Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. ** With Thanksgiving tantalisingly close I thought I would share a very easy but practically perfect mashed butternut squash side dish for your Thanksgiving Day menu. With the tiniest nod …

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