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Potatoes – growing your own is easy!

Potatoes – growing your own is easy!

We have just been away for a couple of months and just about the last thing I did, before I left home, was plant some old potatoes in the garden that had been quietly sprouting away in my pantry – ones that you would normally chuck out. This was a quick and easy...
Skordalia – Greek Potato Dip

Skordalia – Greek Potato Dip

This is another of those extremely simple dishes that beg for the best quality ingredients or it just won’t taste that good.  I can already see a few people turning up their noses at the idea of a potato dip but, believe me, this is really a very tasty dish...
Potato, pea and mint salad

Potato, pea and mint salad

One of the positive things about my passion for food is sharing recipes  with people – often in the most surprising of circumstances – and being connected to those people every time I cook up one of their dishes, but sometimes the boot is on the other...