Recipes using tomatoes

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Capturing the flavours of Spain with my pan con tomato

Today I’m back in the kitchen. Still missing my travels, I’ve found myself making dishes from around the world. And when I was sent a lovely Professional Serrated Peeler from Microplane, I knew I had to make some pan con tomate, one of my absolute favourite dishes I’ve eaten all over Spain. This ultra-sharp stainless […]

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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 […]