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chocolate almond bacon bark

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Chocolate bark is one of the simplest treats to put together and the most impressive. Melt high-quality chocolate and start sprinkling – toasted nuts, coconut flakes, dried fruits, bacon, candies – and it can be flavoured up any way you like. This is the next recipe to add to your “gifts from the kitchen” repertoire, whatever the occasion.

cornmeal cakes with bacon, scallions & corn

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What better way to enjoy your veggies than folded into a batter headed for a hot pan to become a nice crisp cake or fritter!

creamy chickpea pasta sauce

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Pasta sauce that starts with, or should I say ends with one of the healthiest beans puréed to resemble full-fat cream, is a pasta sauce I’m happy to embrace. Richness can come in many forms, remember cauliflower cream sauce! Come to think of it, you could us that in place of the chickpeas but for…

vegetable chowder with herbs

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Vegetable chowder is a fantastic way to get your 5-10 a day in the vegetable department. Use any combination of vegetables you like and start meeting your veggie quota!

bacon

Bacon will transform a dish and it won’t take much. Start with bacon or stop with bacon – just get bacon in the game, the depth of flavor is unmistakable. A little bacon can finish all sorts of dishes – salads, pastas, rice, soups, sandwiches – just dice & fry and you’ve just discovered how to enjoy bacon without shortening your life.