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CARAMELISED RED ONION AND FETA TART - serves 6 with salad

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CARAMELISED RED ONION AND FETA TART - serves 6 with salad

2 red large onions thinly sliced, glug of Fino Olive Oil, 4 tbsps Fino Dark Balsamic, 2 tsps demerara sugar, 1 sheet of puff pastry, 150g Feta cheese, salt and pepper, fresh oregano Preheat oven to 220C. Roll out puff pastry and place in a baking tray. Score a 1/4 inch border around the edge and prick the pastry with a fork. Place in the oven for five minutes to allow it to start cooking then remove and allow to sit. Meanwhile, begin sautéing the red onions with a drizzle of Fino Olive Oil, allow to cook at a low heat for about 10 mins until softened. When softened...

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PANZANELLA

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PANZANELLA

A very simple recipe perfect for a light lunch, or a great side dish. Serves 4 2 punnets of mixed tomatoes (different sizes too if possible!), 3 tsps salt, plus more for seasoning, 350g sourdough cut into 1 inch cubes, 150ml Fino Olive Oil, 1 small shallot chopped (approx. 2 tsp), 2 garlic cloves chopped, 1 tsp dijon mustard, 2 tbsp Fino White Balsamic, handful of basil leaves Place the tomatoes in a colander, cover with salt, mix up and place the colander on top of a mixing bowl. Set aside for half an hour. The salt will release juices from the tomatoes which you will use later...

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STRAWBERRY AND WHITE BALSAMIC SORBET

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STRAWBERRY AND WHITE BALSAMIC SORBET

I thought you might like this simple recipe for Strawberry and White Balsamic Sorbet- being strawberry season it is obviously perfect for this time of year, the catch is that you definitely need White Balsamic but we can help you there! Ben made it this week and it really is delicious. Great as a pudding, or a perfect palate cleanser. You don't need a lot - this would definitely serve 6 2 punnets ripe strawberries, 4 tbsp Fino White Balsamic, 100g granulated sugar Hull and quarter the strawberries and place in a kilner jar or a measuring jug (something quite deep) with four tablespoons of Fino White...

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ROASTED AUBERGINE WITH OREGANO

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ROASTED AUBERGINE WITH OREGANO

This is a take on the Ottolenghi recipe from his book "Simple" but using Fino White Balsamic in place of white wine vinegar 4 medium aubergine, 100ml Fino Olive Oil, 1tbsp Fino White Balsamic, 1 clove garlic crushed, 1 tbsp oregano leaves, 5g parsley roughly chopped, salt and freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 220C. Slice the aubergine into discs and spread out in a single layer on a lined baking tray - brush with Fino Olive Oil on both sides and sprinkle with salt. Bake in the oven for 35 mins until golden. Remove from oven and cool. In a small...

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WARM ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SALAD WITH ROCKET AND TOASTED PISTACHIOS

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WARM ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SALAD WITH ROCKET AND TOASTED PISTACHIOS

1 large cauliflower, olive oil, 80g pistachios, 1-2 handfuls of rocket, pomegranate seeds, white balsamic, salt and freshly ground pepper Serves 4 Firstly toast the pistachios in a dry pan for a few minutes - keep an eye on them so they don't burn - they are done when they smell toasty. Remove from the heat and roughly chop when cooled. Use all the cauliflower,  florets, stalk and leaves. Chop it all in to bite sized chunks, place in a roasting tin and drizzle with olive oil so it is all covered. Season with salt and pepper and oven roast at 180C for...

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