Category: Recipes using tomatoes

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Recipe: Lockdown Spanish lamb stew

So today’s Spanish lamb stew is inspired by one of my favourite Spanish ingredients – paprika. And partly dictated by some of the store cupboard and freezer staples I have to hand. We are in lockdown after all – and what’s the point of stocking up if you’re not going to use it all up […]

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Recipe: Chunky minestrone soup

It’s been way too long since I posted a recipe, something I promise to remedy in the coming months. Starting today with a really simple, healthy one for a substantial soup. Minestrone is an easy way to get a good helping of vegetables into your diet. Use all your favourites and create a tailor-made bowl of […]

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Liven up water with an Aqua Zinger

Water makes up 60% of our body weight. It’s important for flushing out toxins, carries nutrients to your cells and keeps the tissue in your ears, nose and throat moist. Okay, all important stuff but I do wish I didn’t feel like I was always being lectured to drink more of it…and battling to succeed. Requirements depend […]

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Recipe: Spicy tomato soup

We’re coming to the end of British Tomato Week, so I thought I’d finish off with a classic that I’ve  spiced up – fresh tomato soup with a bit of a bite. I used plum tomatoes on the vine, the aromas while I was preparing them was amazing! You could add chilli, too, but be careful […]

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Recipe: Tomato, watermelon and peach salsa

Could summer be here at last? The sun is out and I am happy, gotta love that blue sky. So here’s something light and refreshing to try, a zesty mix of fruit and tomato with a hint of mint. This sweet and tangy salsa is great served alongside spicy dishes like curries, with grilled pork or chicken or […]

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Recipes: The best roast cherry tomatoes

Roasting sweet cherry tomatoes intensifies their sweetness and flavour and you can keep them in the fridge for up to a week. Spread on sandwiches, toss in salads, add to stews or even snack on straight from the fridge. Yum! I cook them on a low temperature for about an hour, you can also do it overnight, […]