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Nut-free pesto (pumpkin seed pesto)

Nut-free pesto (pumpkin seed pesto)

Full disclosure: I have no idea what pesto made with nuts is supposed to taste like or if this pumpkin seed nut-free pesto resembles it in any way, but in my opinion, pesto without nuts tastes pretty good. Pesto is normally made with pine nuts, cheese, basil and...

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Smoky Baked Beans (That Are Better Than Your Local Cafes)

Smoky Baked Beans (That Are Better Than Your Local Cafes)

I don’t order baked beans for breakfast anymore when I go out to eat. Why? As someone who would much rather not be cooking, I can’t believe I’m about to say this, but it is because the smoky baked beans I make at home are better than any baked beans I have paid big...

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Tandoori Chicken Pizza

Tandoori Chicken Pizza

Tandoori chicken pizza is not my normal go-to when it comes to pizza. I usually stick to something much more traditional, like a capricciosa. But there was this pizza place in Balaclava that did tandoori chicken on a pizza, with fresh rocket, cucumber and yoghurt that...

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Basic Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Basic Tandoori Chicken Recipe

This basic tandoori chicken recipe is so basic, it can hardly be called a recipe. It comprises of three ingredients: a store-bought tandoori paste, some yoghurt and some chicken. But I have given it its own place to live in the Feel Good Eating recipe archives because...

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Zucchini Slice with Bacon

Zucchini Slice with Bacon

You know how they say be careful about what you put online because once you publish something on the internet it’s never going away? I’m here to tell you that is not true. Well, in the case of me trying to find my zucchini slice recipe that was published on my old...

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Nut Free Granola

Nut Free Granola

There are times when I go out for breakfast or brunch and I look wistfully at the pretty bowls of porridge and granola around me and then check the menu hoping that the dish is nut free. It never is. Cue the violins. I have resigned myself to the fact that granola is...

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Basic Pancakes

Basic Pancakes

Having a basic pancake recipe in your repertoire is always going to be a good thing. You can pull it out when you want to make an impressive breakfast or brunch. Or you can make them in a big batch and freeze them to pull out for snacks or a quick dinner. Based on my...

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Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins

What do you do when you have a ridiculous amount of fruit at your disposal and not enough hours in the day and days in the week to eat it all before it spoils? You have to use them in baked goods! In this case, it was strawberry and white chocolate muffins.  ...

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Easy Garlic Mushrooms – Spanish Tapas Style

Easy Garlic Mushrooms – Spanish Tapas Style

Setas al Ajillo (translates to: mushrooms with garlic) would have to be my all-time favourite way of enjoying mushrooms. I first tried mushrooms cooked this way at a Spanish tapas place near my home and instantly fell in love with them. The robust little button...

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