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PANZANELLA WITH OREGANO AND ANCHOVIES

Eleanor Ozich DINNER ENTERTAINING LUNCH SALADS VIVA COLUMN

PANZANELLA WITH OREGANO AND ANCHOVIES

Panzanella is one of those fantastic stand-alone salads, with serious robust flavours. It's a great way to embrace the end of season tomatoes, when they are soft-skinned and beautifully ripe. I've added lentils to make the salad a little more substantial, and a small handful of roasted seeds for a toasty crunch.The salad becomes even more delicious when it has been made a few hours ahead as something special happens to the flavours as they mingle and melt together. I've shared the recipe in my column for VIVA. Happy weekend, friends!. x Eleanor Gorgeous photo captured by Greta Kenyon.

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CINNAMON BAKED PEARS

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN WHOLESOME BAKING

CINNAMON BAKED PEARS

    Here's a simple recipe for gently spiced pear chips, enhanced by a sprinkle of sweet, musky cinnamon, and baked until crisp. There are several good things you might want to consider eating alongside your chips; a sharp, salty cheese such as blue vein, or a gentler, creamy cheese is pleasing too. Or if you prefer, these crunchy little chips are of course, a satisfyingly delicious snack all by themselves. I've shared the recipe in this week's column for Viva. x Eleanor

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GRILLED STONEFRUIT KEBABS

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS

GRILLED STONEFRUIT KEBABS

Photos by Greta Kenyon, for My Family Table Although autumn has arrived, there's still plenty of warmth in the air, and an abundance of late summer produce to make use of. Today, I share a recipe for grilled fruit kebabs, a lovely way to enjoy the last of the gloriously sweet stonefruit. Peaches, apricots and nectarines are sliced in half, and threaded on to a bamboo sticks, the fruit is then painted in a syrup of lemon, maple and coconut oil, and grilled until succulent and caramelised.  The recipe, incidentally, also works beautifully with plums or figs. 1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup melted...

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GUACAMOLE WITH A SECRET INGREDIENT

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS VEGETARIAN

GUACAMOLE WITH A SECRET INGREDIENT

Have you ever added sauerkraut to your guacamole? It's sound s a little strange, but I can assure you, it isn't. The richness of the avocado marries beautifully with the intriguing texture of the cabbage. If you give it a go, I'd love to hear what you think in the comments? Eleanor x

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HONEY PANNA COTTA WITH PASSIONFRUIT

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SWEET DELIGHTS

HONEY PANNA COTTA WITH PASSIONFRUIT

A gentle panna cotta, wobbly and wonderful, just as they should be. This recipe calls for honey to sweeten, and a little touch of vanilla -  just enough to enhance the dessert, without being too overpowering. The most joyous inclusion, however, is a dollop or two of fresh passionfruit pulp. I encourage you to enjoy whilst these knobbly little delights are still in season.  2 cups cream, or coconut cream2 teaspoons grass-fed gelatin1 tsp pure vanilla extract1/4 cup honey4 passionfruit, to serve Pour the cream in to a medium sized saucepan, sprinkle over the gelatin, and allow to bloom for 5...

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