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Asparagus – griddled

May 6th, 2013 I was delighted to find Asparagus at the farmers’ market yesterday. The season is short, April 23rd to June 21st for the UK and it’s late this year! Asparagus is at its very best when freshly picked, so … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Beetroot and Potato Salad

July 12th 2011 I had a delightful, al fresco, lunch with Rabina yesterday, in Brondesbury Park. She prepared Asparagus Polonaise – asparagus is prepared the normal way (boiled for 3 to 5 minutes) and then it’s added to a frying … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Bolognese

January 14th, 2011 Alena cooked spaghetti Bolognese for lunch today. It was thick and concentrated – in the traditional style, not like the usual soupy mixture you get in Britain. According to the authentic Italian recipe, it should contain beef … Continue reading

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