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Radish, braod bean, quinoa salad

Avocado, quinoa, radish and broad bean salad

If you’ve ever experienced growing your own humble selection of vegetables in a small patch, then you’ll know that radishes are the easiest to start with. They are the vegetable to grow if you are a novice gardener, yielding a satisfying crop in less than 4 weeks. In fact if you forget to pick the tender leaves soon enough they grow so fast that it feels as if they are taking over your garden, preventing the sun rays to reach other tender seedlings. For a bowl of pink bright radishes, you’ll get almost trice or quadruple amount of leaves, slightly hot, stingy and bitter. The first time I picked them, I had a really bad rash for a couple of days; I now know to use gloves! Continue reading

Broad beans and dill rice with baked salmon.

Life… How should I put it? Mmh, an eventful journey to the unknown…

Dill broad bean rice with salmon

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean it in a bad way, but in this life events happen that knock you off your feet for a while, well for a long while. Being the impatient human beings as we are, when you’re stuck in a traumatic period of 3 or 4 weeks, it’s hard to see beyond it. If you’re one of the fortunate ones that are able to get outside that bubble and look beyond, you’ll soon realise that 4 weeks only form a minor part of a life-long journey of adventures, achievements and more importantly happiness. You never know maybe one day you’ll realise that those 4 weeks in your life were exactly what you needed to be triumphant; you’ll lift up your head high and be thankful for having gone through that test. Frankly, how would you know where you stand if you’re not shaken once in a while?
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