Strawberry Watermelon Mojito (via Baking with Basil)

..And folks.Summer is here at her sweltering best.
What better way to drown yourself in the refreshing chill of watermelon, if spiked to taste :)
Enjoy!

Strawberry Watermelon Mojito I've had so much fun trying new recipes that include watermelon.  Last summer I made this salad that completely shocked me at how good it was.  Lately, I've been enjoying many of these, not nearly enough of this, and most recently this mojito. I'm a fan of regular mojito's but this version was divine!  Maybe it was the fact that it was ridiculously hot outside and anything cold would have been refreshing, but it was G.O.O.D!!  The drink is smooth … Read More

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{community sharecropping} July is for Garlic Harvest (via FROM SCRATCH CLUB)

Wonder bulb, super food, found pungent by some and loved as a delicious condiment by many others. Garlic’king good..

{community sharecropping} July is for Garlic Harvest Garlic is an easy crop and should have a place in every home garden.  The individual cloves are planted in October, lie dormant in the ground all winter, and then are among the first plants to sprout in the spring.  You can buy garlic heads from your local farmers market this fall, break them up into cloves, and plant them, pointy end up, about 4 inches deep, just like a small flower bulb.  We work compost into the soil before planting; garlic li … Read More

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Chargrilled Broccoli and Beans with Chilli, Garlic and Sweet Soy Rice Noodles (via Cook Eat Live Vegetarian)

Sweet and savoury and super easy to cook up…

Chargrilled Broccoli and Beans with Chilli, Garlic and Sweet Soy Rice Noodles I know broccoli isn't usually the most exciting of vegetables. I know it can be a bit bland and boring. Time to rethink that. With this treatment it transforms into a shining star. Seriously, we can't get enough of it. The Washer Up, my toughest critic, has claimed it his favourite thing. To quote "This is the best thing you've ever made". You can't argue with that can you? My best friend Tara bought me the Ottolenghi cookbook for my birthday. I … Read More

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Grandad’s Pickled Onions (via Cook Eat Live Vegetarian)

Sometimes the simplest of recipes or relishes can make any meal come alive…

Grandad's Pickled Onions My grandad is 92. He still grows most of his own veg in his back garden and his front garden is always full of flowers. I remember when I was little we used to go round at the weekend and he would take me outside to show me the vegetables.  When I was little the only vegetable I would eat was sweetcorn. I remember him picking the fresh corn cob off the plant and giving to me to eat raw. I can still taste it now. It was the sweetest sweetcorn I've … Read More

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Recipe: Smokin' Hot Red Eye Ribs (via eat like a girl)

Recipe: Smokin' Hot Red Eye Ribs Now I loved that bacon jam. And it opened my eyes to using coffee in a marinade. Why not? It worked so well there it was bound to be a winner. Then a friend told me about red eye gravy, a coffee gravy served over ham in the American deep South. Coffee and pork are two of my favourite things in this world. The die was cast. Pork ribs ar … Read More

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Barcelona Food Markets (via eat like a girl)

Barcelona Food Markets When in Barcelona and looking for a market, everyone goes to the Boqueria. And so they should. It's a wonderful market, buzzing, lively and full of energy. Often ignored by the traveller though is the everyday food market, San Antonio Market near the Universitat. The customers are mainly locals shopping for their daily produce. I didn't see another tourist there the morning that I visited. The San Antonio market has all that the Boqueria has, in … Read More

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Mulberry Buttermilk Pancakes (via eat and dust)

Mulberry Buttermilk Pancakes The next few days are probably the last of the mulberry season in India – if you haven't tried baking with them yet, what are you waiting for?  These fluffy buttermilk pancakes make a wonderful weekend breakfast.   I'm sorry there's no picture, I completely forgot to take one, but there's a shot by the lovely Priyanka as well as 'how-to' slideshow in today's paper:   http://www.livemint.com/2011/04/28200731/My-mulberry-morning.html If the mango i … Read More

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