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Raw Beetroot Slices with Cocoa, Balsamic Thyme Vinaigrette

beetroot salad with cocoa balsamic

Love easy to prepare sides such as this raw beetroot salad. The sliced beetroot is marinated overnight in a cocoa balsamic thyme vinaigrette which softens the slices making them deliciously sweet. Continue reading

Basil Oil and In My Garden

basil-oilOne week rolls into the next and now it’s time to say goodbye to October. My other half and I have been busy spending time in the garden, repotting, fertilizing plants, visiting nurseries and buying flowering annuals. With Bahrain’s arid climate gardening is a challenge, but we do our best and over the years with trial and error, we have carved out a little oasis in the desert we are proud of. Continue reading

Watermelon with Goats Cheese, Basil and Sweet Pickled Watermelon

Watermelon with Goats Cheese and Pickled Watermelon-2I had planned to put this watermelon recipe on my blog before traveling, but never managed to do so. It’s an easy refreshing salad and the only time-consuming part would be if you planned on using a melon baller to shape the watermelon. Continue reading

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