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Thai fruit salad meets British stone fruit and griddled halloumi cheese for a Western take on a wonderfully fresh and tangy salad. #fruit #salad #thai #halloumi

Thai fruit salad meets British stone fruit and griddled halloumi cheese for a Western take on a wonderfully fresh and tangy salad. Let me tell you about this Thai fruit salad. First off, it is not traditional in the least. No fish sauce, no tropical fruit, no pounding and no dried shrimp. Are you relieved …

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Old Bay Crab Salsa - grab a bag of cantina-style tortilla chips and dig in!  #dips #salsa #easyrecipe #crab

Old Bay Crab Salsa – grab a bag of cantina-style tortilla chips and dig in! I love salsa. I love tortilla chips. Those are my ‘guilty pleasures’*. Until a few years ago I would even be happy with the crappy salsa you can pick up in the savory snack aisle – despite the gloopy texture, …

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12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Ease and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. #kefir #drinks #recipe #nondairy #guthealth

12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Easy and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. Water kefir? What’s that all about? I thought that was only a dairy thing. If you thought kefir was only a fermented dairy drink – the smarter cousin of yogurt – think again. And go …

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Pittenweem, the picture-postcard fishing village where we are staying the weekend, is gearing up for its week in the British cultural spotlight hosting the Pittenweem Arts Festival (6-14 August). This dinky village, so tiny that it doesn’t have a cash machine, or even the ubiquitous Tesco Metro, hosts one of the best, most accessible art shows …

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Sitting outside, third experimental glass of watermelon and green tea soothie to hand, I am enjoying the scents of my summer: crushed lovage, trampled thyme, eviscerated verbena, scrambled sage. Yes, you guessed it, my four ‘girls’ have been on a rampage. Pecking and scratching their collective way through our little suburban patch, they seem to …

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