The Secret Recipe Club and The All American Sandwich: Tuna Melt

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The Secret Recipe Club and The All American Sandwich: Tuna Melt There is a tale to tell about the origins of the Tuna Melt – apparently this classic sandwich, the mainstay of many a late night diner has its roots in the deep South; Charleston, South Carolina to be exact.  Like many popular regional recipes… 

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A Simple & Elegant Low-Calorie Lunch: Lemon & Herb Poached Salmon Recipe (5:2 Diet)

A Simple & Elegant Low-Calorie Lunch: Lemon & Herb Poached Salmon Recipe (5:2 Diet)

A Simple & Elegant Low-Calorie Lunch: Lemon & Herb Poached Salmon Recipe (5:2 Diet) I LOVE salmon, I use salmon in my meal plans regularly and have a large and diverse selection of salmon recipes on Lavender and Lovage. I also find it perfect for simple low-calorie recipes on the 5:2 diet for fast days… 

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Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe

Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe

Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe Welcome to the start of the weekend! Yes, thank God it’s Friday and I am looking forward to a leisurely weekend with a meal out planned for Sunday and some me time too. As regular Lavender and Lovage readers will know, I… 

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Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing (Recipes) As my regular readers will know, I was sent a SousVide Supreme water bath machine a couple of months ago to review, and as part fo my review, I agreed to develop and create some recipes using the… 

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Weekly Meal Plan and Two Day Diet Recipes: Salmon Niçoise Salad (5:2 Diet)

Weekly Meal Plan, Two Day Diet Recipes and Salmon Niçoise Salad (5:2 Diet)

Weekly Meal Plan and Two Day Diet Recipes: Salmon Niçoise Salad (5:2 Diet) I was a little naughty last week, the weekly meal plan with my two-day diet went out of the window and I enjoyed much feasting with gusto and without one guilty thought! MY daughter Hannah was visiting and we embraced the warm… 

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“Scandi” Friday with Hot Pickled Herrings and a Dill Pickle Potato Salad Recipe

"Scandi" Friday with Hot Pickled Herrings and a Dill Pickle Potato Salad Recipe

“Scandi” Friday with Hot Pickled Herrings and a Dill Pickle Potato Salad Recipe It’s a bit of an IKEA post today…..blonde and bleached wood, candles, white plates, sleek cutlery, dill pickles, coriander, lemons, SAAB convertibles, red and white enamel pans, herrings, dill pickles and potato salad, yes, it’s my regular Fish on Friday post but… 

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Seductive Salmon! Salmon, Sorrel & Cream Cheese Parcels (Recipe)

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Seductive Salmon! Salmon, Sorrel & Cream Cheese Parcels (Recipe) I remember a time when salmon was a luxury fish that was usually only seen (and served) at special times of the year, such as Christmas and Easter; it’s VERY accessible to all now, and I happen to think that’s a good thing. However,  for me, the seduction of salmon is… 

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Rosy Roasted Roots, Random Recipes and Fresh Scottish Herrings in an Oatmeal Crumb

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Rosy Roasted Roots, Random Recipes and Fresh Scottish Herrings in an Oatmeal Crumb Of all the root vegetables that are grown and available in the UK and France, Beetroot has to be one of my favourites; it’s a much maligned vegetable, probably due to being picked in harsh malt vinegar for months on end, but… 

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Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche

Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche

Recipes: Fabulous Festive Fish! Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche For my last Fish on Friday post before Christmas, I bring you a simple and very elegant appetiser, Little Smoked Salmon Cucumber Cups With Peppered Crème Fraiche, as well as a list of some of my fish recipes over the last year…….most of… 

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Happy Father’s Day! Simple Grilled Kippers with Parsley and Butter for Dad’s Sunday Supper

Grilled Kippers with Parsley and Butter

Happy Father’s Day! Simple Grilled Kippers with Parsley and Butter for Dad’s Sunday Supper It’s Father’s Day today and although I can’t be with my dad, I am sending him all my love and a SPECIAL Sunday Supper dish – Grilled Kippers with Parsley and Butter……as well as some brown bread and butter, and a… 

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