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Hasselback Courgettes with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Cheese

Hassleback CourgettesWhen I first came across this small hasselback cutting board in a kitchen shop I had thought a soap dish had found it’s way into a box of kitchen gadgets I was rummaging through. With no packaging around it and no soap sold on the premises, I decided to ask what this wooden thing was for and this was my first introduction to a dedicated Swedish hasselback cutting board. Continue reading

Colcannon a Traditional Irish Potato Recipe

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Colcannon is a traditional Irish recipe consisting of creamy mashed potatoes with kale (or cabbage), this simple side dish is both hearty and comforting… but oh-so tasty. Finding locally grown Kale at the farmers market here in Bahrain (and some supermarkets), makes this  colcannon even tastier. Kale is a nutritious leafy green which belongs to the Brassica family that includes the vegetables broccoli, brussels sprouts and collard. Have you ever made Kale chips? Kale chips are the trend and if you would like to make them, Smitten Kitchen shares her recipe. Continue reading

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