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Roast Cherry Tomato Salad with Burrata

Roast Cherry Tomato Salad with Burrata

Add a pop of festive colour to your feast with this lovely Roast Cherry Tomato Salad with Burrata. The freshness of basil elevates this dish. A pot of well-tended basil, growing close to the kitchen will reward you with fresh basil all summer long! Ingredients 600g colourful cherry tomatoes 2 tbsp Salute Olive Oil 1 burrata cheese 1⁄2 cup loosely packed fresh basil 1 tsp sugar pepper & salt 100g rocket or baby spinach 3 tbsp Phillippa’s Dijon and Red Wine Vinaigrette. Method Put tomatoes in a single layer in a baking tray, toss in olive oil and pepper. Grill...

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Cured Zucchini Salad with Pickled Red Onion

Cured Zucchini Salad with Pickled Red Onion

Fresh and festive, this Cured Zucchini Salad with Pickled Red Onion is simple and flavoursome. You'll also find the recipe for making the pickled onion below, which you can make and use in a variety of dishes, for weeks! Ingredients 3 medium zucchini – 650g, sliced into very thin circles 1 tbsp Flaky salt 1⁄4 cup Salute semi-dried black olives – halved and pitted 2 tbsps pickled red onion 3 tbsps Salute Extra Virgin Olive Oil (you can use the oil from the olives) fresh dill, chopped or picked into small pieces 180g crumbled barrel aged feta, optional 100g mixed...

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Candied Walnut Pear Salad

Candied Walnut Pear Salad

This Candied Walnut Pear Salad is a lovely, simple summery salad. The candied walnuts are the hero and, as always, the success of a salad lies in the seasoning and in the quality and freshness of the ingredients - enjoy while pears are in season! Ingredients 1⁄2 cup Phillippa’s Soy-Candied Walnuts (see below) 1 medium firm ripe pear 1 tbsp lemon juice 100g rocket or mixed leaves 4 tbsp Phillippa’s Honey Vinaigrette 2 tbsp fresh mint Method Cut pears into quarters and slice thinly. Coat in lemon juice, set aside. Put leaves into the base of a shallow salad bowl, layer...

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Cranberry & Orange Tea Cake

Cranberry & Orange Tea Cake

As the name implies, tea cake is cake to have with tea - not too rich, not too sweet; often quite simple and plain. Tea cakes require little time to make and are based on everyday ingredients. We make this cake regularly in our Armadale kitchen, but it is particularly popular in Winter, when oranges are at their best, and around Christmas, when the combination of cranberries and orange suits festive occasions.  Ingredients 190g butter, softened 210g caster sugar 3 eggs 190g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 150g fresh or frozen cranberries finely grated zest of 1 orange 100ml...

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