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Homemade Crusty Loaf with Roasted Vegetables

Roast Vegetable filled Crusty Loaf

Way back when we used to have this on shop bought Ciabatta, and everytime I want to make it, it is too late to start the biri for my own Ciabatta (I’ll get to it one day!), so for now we eat it on my trusted quick and easy crusty loaf.           Ingredients 1 Loaf of bread – use Ciabatta or Crusty Olive Oil Loaf 1 Eggplant, sliced 1 Zucchini, sliced 2 Bell Peppers, quartered Lettuce

Basic Pasta Salad

Simple and delicious. A perfect small lunch or dinner, or serve as an accompaniment to a meat or fish dish. Ingredients 500g Shell pasta, cooked al dente 2 Tomatoes, finely chopped 1/2 Telegraph Cucumber, finely chopped 3 Tbsp Black olives, pitted and chopped Bunch of Chives Handful Fresh Herbs such as Basil, Parsley, Marjoram and even a sprig or two of mint 100g Feta (I used creamy feta) Olive oil Wine vinegar Salt and Pepper Method Drain cooked pasta and

Baked Tomato Risotto

This quick baked risotto has become a family favourite for us, especially on MFM (Meat Free Mondays). Ingredients knob of butter dash of olive oil scallions (shallots or spring onions), sliced a few cloves garlic, crushed or sliced 500g Risotto rice – Arborio 500ml – 750ml prepared stock (chicken or vegetable) 2 tins chopped tomato tomato passata or tomato paste, optional handful of fresh basil leaves 100g parmesan cheese salt and pepper to taste Method Preheat oven to 180C. Melt