Author: xvavier

The smoked fish plate and chicken soup at Gjusta, a warehouse bakery cum deli in the Venice beach area (with my friend Eleanor, food editor of Waitrose, who is here visiting) In the evening, we stopped at their big sister Gjlena for duck confit, charred kale, dandelion salad and roasted beets with miso....

This refreshing summer tipple isn’t exactly authentic - but gosh it’s good. Using green or lemon verbena tea as the base, it adds another dimension of flavour that works a treat. I like to serve this in jugs when I’m entertaining outdoors in summer. Top with plenty of cucumber, mint and a dash of raw honey. ...

This is one of those ad-hoc recipes that I created when I looked in my fridge one day and simply pulled out all these ingredients and threw them together. And what a happy discovery it was! I love grilled halloumi; there truly is something special about its salty, creamy flavour and chewy texture which I just can’t get enough of....

eat green

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