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The salad diaries, vol 3: Jersey royal & rocket salad (8 days to Italy)


As you saw with the meat salad, on day 3 of the salad diaries I went through real meat withdrawal. On day 5 it was the turn of the carbs. Attempting to go without pasta, bread or potato is actually a rather depressing undertaking, and as a person whose life revolves around the celebration and enjoyment of food, I’m really not one for denying myself of things. The secret (and it’s taken me many years to learn this) is moderation. So, I’m delighted to bring a little carb joy into this salad series. Afterall the whole point of these diaries is to display the wonderful variety that “salad” encompasses, and indeed every salad I’ve eaten (not all of which have been documented) has been both different and absolutely delicious.

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Make your own pizza party


Sometimes when you have friends round for dinner you want to do something a little bit different. You don’t want, for example, to be stuck in the kitchen whilst everyone else is having a good time together in the living room. Or you don’t want everyone to sit stiffly around the table as you grandly roll out course after course. Maybe you want to get everyone involved a bit more. So why not hold a pizza party?

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