Category: Recipes using tomatoes

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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, […]

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Recipe: Tomato, pea and ham tortilla

Here’s my recipe for day three of British Tomato Week. Enjoy. I love a Spanish omelette (tortilla). The fabulous potato, egg and onion base lends itself to endless additions, it’s the perfect dish to get creative with. This one has plenty of stuff in it, so will make a substantial meal and it’s topped with halved cherry […]