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CHICKEN, YOGURT AND LIME WRAP

This is a cool, zesty, quick make-ahead lunch. You could throw in any accompanying vegetables with this really, but this combo seems to work the best.   SERVES 1 PREP 10 MINS COOK 10 MINS   SMALL HANDFUL OF BABY SPINACH 1 WHOLEWHEAT TORTILLA 1 CARROT, GRATED ó CUCUMBER, CUT…

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Midsummer Dream Cake

Most Swedes would agree that Midsummer wouldn’t be the same without a proper strawberry sponge cake. Swedish sponge cakes are often made extra juicy by the addition of fruit juice, and in this case I’ve chosen to use mango and orange juice, along with a touch of cardamom for extra…

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Fig Tarte Tatin

GF VG (if honey not used in cream)   Serves 12 Preparation time: 50 minutes For the crust 175g (6oz) buckwheat flour, plus a little extra for rolling out 85g (3oz) almond flour 115g (4oz) coconut sugar 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed 2 1/2 tbsp water 70g (2 1/2oz) coconut…

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GEMISTA

This colourful dish of stuffed vegetables is the MAZI team’s favourite summer dish, and we have devised many different versions for our menu over the years, including our ‘inside-out’ risotto-style interpretation. But we also wanted the book to include the original recipe the way our mothers make it using minced…

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Chicken Wings & Brewdog Punk IPA

Fat?… Think Bitterness Beer Style: India Pale Ale Beer and wings is a pairing that can be found in bars the length and breadth of North America – yet many still serve their finger-lickin’ wings with lager. We beg to differ; quick and greasy foods are best served with something…

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Summer, sun and liquid sunscreen – prepare for a holiday from within

As a child of the 80s sunscreen-sceptical Hawaiian Tropic culture, I see it as one of my life’s purposes to recover what I can of my skin. And it is actually possible to mitigate the sun’s harmful effects and repair parts of already damaged goods. Prepare for a holiday in…

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Butternut Red Curry

In Thailand, pumpkin is as common as potatoes are in the West. It works very well in curries, because it keeps its shape even after long bouts of high-temperature cooking. but you can use easily substitute it with butternut squash and achieve the same result. This is a hearty dish…

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Pan-fried Tuna, Tofu or Eggs with Green Beans & Lemony Kefir Dressing

Tuna contains high amounts of niacin (vitamin B3) which is essential for optimum carbohydrate metabolism. The kefir in the dressing offers valuable probiotics to rebalance your gut bacteria levels. If you find raw onion hard to digest, sweat it lightly in a pan before adding to the salad. Don’t forget…

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Red, White & Blue Celebration Chia Cheesecakes

The Midlife Kitchen and The Chia Co. have teamed up to bring you these gorgeous, healthy cheesecakes – guaranteed to bring plenty of ‘chia’ to any Royal Wedding party with their vibrant, patriotic colours. Blueberry cheesecake is an all-American classic, a nod to Meghan’s homeland, and with a crunchy pecan…

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Baked eggs, potatoes, roasted peppers, onions & goats’ cheese

Baking eggs like this is one of my favourite ways of using up left overs. Take whatever is knocking about in your fridge that may work well together, heat it up for a bit in the oven, then crack an egg or two on top, pop it back in the…

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