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Quick Rotini Pasta in Garlicky Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce

Quick Rotini Pasta in Garlicky Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce

Easy, quick Rotini Pasta in Garlicky Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce made from colourful, juicy cherry tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil and whole wheat spirally pasta

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

Healthy Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus. Delicious, Nutritious and Easy to make. Refreshing and just right for a meal whatever the weather

Easy Tomato Basil Sauce For Pasta or Pizza

Easy Tomato Basil Sauce For Pasta or Pizza

This easy, 6 ingredient (counting salt, pepper and oil, each as ingredients) Tomato Basil Sauce for Pasta or Pizza is a very basic and simple sauce. I make it about once a month and then freeze it in separate small portions so that there is […]

Herby Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Herby Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad with tomatoes of many colours and sizes, fresh basil, oregano, balsamic vinegar and lemon juice for a healthy refreshing salad

Under 10 minutes HeirloomTomato Salad & Basil Dressing

Under 10 minutes HeirloomTomato Salad & Basil Dressing

This is from one of Jamie Oliver’s recipe in his 30 minutes meals:  Colourful tomatoes tossed in a fresh dressing of basil leaves, white wine vinegar and olive oil. Takes less than 10 minutes to make, and is utterly delicious! I was idly watching (re-re watching) one of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meal

Shakshuka –  Poached Eggs in Peppers & Tomatoes

Shakshuka –  Poached Eggs in Peppers & Tomatoes

Shakshuka, a Tunisian dish of Poached eggs cooked in a base of sweet bell peppers, tomato, saffron, parsley, thyme and onion. The herbs are an integral part of the dish and not just a garnish. Serve with a green salad in a lemon dressing.

Couscous Salad with Beans, Tomatoes, Figs in a Lemon dressing

Couscous Salad with Beans, Tomatoes, Figs in a Lemon dressing

A colourful salad bursting with flavours and textures. Couscous with Roasted heirloom tomatoes, Peppers and Figs in a cherry tomato sauce, mint, parsley and purple basil and a dressing of lemon juice and white wine vinegar.

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Soup

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Soup

A bountiful supply of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes : in all shades of yellow and green, were the inspiration for this really tasty soup. I had not seen, leave alone used, these tomatoes earlier, and they are so so tomatoey ( if that’s a word), you really have to taste it to get the difference from the

Salad of Roasted Figs Tomatoes Greens & citrusy honey dressing

Salad of Roasted Figs Tomatoes Greens & citrusy honey dressing

Colours, textures, flavours, tart and sweet – you have them all in this perky bright little salad. Roasting the figs and sweet peppers enhanced their flavours. I came across these small round sweet juicy oranges, one of which I deseeded, chopped and added to the dressing:  pulp, juice and all.   A h

Tangy Lemongrass Green Tomato Corn Soup

Tangy Lemongrass Green Tomato Corn Soup

Delicious and Easy to make, Hot Soup of firm green tomatoes, with ripe red ones, corn and the flavour of lemongrass.