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Recipe | My Gherkingate Lunch

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Recipe | My Gherkingate Lunch

My GherkinGate™ Lunch (Story below - Warning Contains Swearing)   Ingredients:   Serves 2-3 people   Romaine Lettuce - Thinly shredded Cos Lettuce (Delivered in my Abel & Cole veg box) - Chopped 5-6 Sundried Tomatoes - Thinly sliced 1 Gherkin - Thinly sliced 1 Avocado - Scooped out & sliced 1/2 Cucumber - Sliced & halfed 2 Spring Onions (or called salad onions in some places) - Sliced in circles 2 Soft Boiled Eggs - I boiled mine for 4 minutes & rested for 30 seconds before peeling Salt & pepper Garlic & Herb Dressing - Shop bought, mine is...

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Recipe | Pea and Mint Omelette

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Recipe | Pea and Mint Omelette

I love omelette's and my favourite one at the moment is pea and mint. I have a set recipe for this, but in the past two days I have discovered a slightly lower calorie and tastier alternative to two of my ingredients. My original recipe Ingredients:Olive oilButterHalf an onionFrozen garden peas (enough to cover the bottom of your chosen pan)2 eggsDried mintSalt & PepperCreme FreicheCheddar cheese  Put your pan on a high heat and put in olive oil & a knob of butter. Finely chop half an onion and add to the pan, sofening but not browning. Crack two eggs into a bowl...

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Recipe | Vegetarian Paella

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Recipe | Vegetarian Paella

MrP had an M&S paella for lunch the other day and I realised I hadn't had one for so long, possibly since becoming veggie. So I thought, I am going to make a vegetarian paella with things I like in it and that would go well. It's difficult to find good recipes for veggies that are have meat versions so I thought I would share my creation with you, as it was pretty darn good!   Serves 4 people Ingredients Olive oil - a glug 1 medium onion - finely chopped 2-3 cloves of garlic - crushed/chopped 2-3 peppers red...

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Recipe | Christmas Filo Parcels

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Recipe | Christmas Filo Parcels

I don't like to waste food and I love to cook, so creating leftover food recipes (Jamie Oliver being a favourite) are an excellent solution to both! But what about the times when you have leftover leftovers?? Do you discard of them because they have already been reused once? NO! I say.. but what to do with your leftover leftovers? Lefties if you will... actually no, scrap that! Let me feed you a process: Christmas Dinner & Ham (Leftover veg, ham & turkey) Bubble & Squeak with Eggs and Ham  &  Turkey curry (Leftover bubble & Squeak made up of:...

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