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summer food

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when the temperature was shifting between 38 and 42 degrees celsius and the long weekend ahead all plans for cooking had to be put aside. inspiration took the form of some fresh seafood and lemon.

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and today when it was milder, i popped a few fresh beetroot in the oven to roast and waited for them to cool down a bit so that i could make a version of this salad. the roasted beetroot was sliced into wedges and then joined a medley of oranges and coriander, dressed lightly in extra virgin olive oil, fresh pepper and salt flakes. minutes later, with grilled haloumi and pinenuts, you have a hearty summer salad.

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a real summer salad would see those beets cooked atop a bbq and possibly mango instead of the orange.

now for some summer drinks! happy weekend!

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Written by deborah

January 25, 2009 at 6:05 pm

Posted in food & drink

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  1. oh my that’s hot! phew :) fabulous wonderful food, yum. time for warming tea with bacon and egg over here, +4 degrees celsius. happy weekend and happy summer drinks drinking!

    sandra

    January 25, 2009 at 8:06 pm

  2. hello sandra, i like your cosy breakfast!

    deborah

    January 26, 2009 at 1:38 pm

  3. you’re posting again. this is good news :)

    lovely photos.

    lindsey clare

    January 27, 2009 at 4:15 pm


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