Creamy Courgette and Lemon Risotto

I rarely use crème fraîche in a risotto, so I gave this fresh lemony courgette risotto a try.

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Courgette Carpaccio Salad

Koen and I had a mini-cookout a couple of weeks ago. ‘Quick and light’ was the motto and we kicked-off with this Courgette Carpaccio starter that is bursting with flavour!

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Tian Provençal (Aubergine, Courgette and Tomato Casserole)

Whatever you call this one, a Tian Provençal, ratatouille or a confit byaldi, they are all very nice varieties of delicious mediterranean casseroles!

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Mediterranean Oven Bake with Chicken and Veggies

Oven bakes are so convenient, especially for large groups, and due to the long oven-time they are usually bursting with flavour.

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Saffron And Goats’ Cheese Tagliatelle With Courgettes

This creamy pasta dish comes from the “Mildred’s: The Vegetarian Cookbook”.

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Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous

I found some fabulous M’Hamsa Couscous (hand rolled and sun-dried for a toasted flavour) and tomato passata from Les Moulins Majoub. Time to get my tajine out and make a stunning veg packed dish! Continue reading “Around the World – Morocco – Chickpea Tajine with Couscous”

Zucchini alla Parmigiana

This one is based on a recipe from Jennifer Olvera over at seriouseats.com. We sure love our “melanzane alla parmigiana”, so substituting the eggplant for courgettes was an interesting summertime alternative. Continue reading “Zucchini alla Parmigiana”

Gnocchi with Courgette, Mascarpone and Spring Onions

A really quick week-day dinner and a nice new way to eat gnocchi as we usually have them pan-fried with a sage/butter sauce or with some tomato sauce from the oven. Continue reading “Gnocchi with Courgette, Mascarpone and Spring Onions”