SUMMER ENTERTAINING: BEET + RHUBARB SALAD

I first came across a far more complicated version of this recipe at the much adored. Ottolenghi in Notting Hill, UK. His little shop and multiple cookbooks capture the style, presentation and ingredients that hit home. This is my short cut simple version with a nod to Yotam Ottolenghi. I’ve done versions of this salad whenever I am asked to bring something potluck to a dinner and am often asked for the recipe. So finally, I have worked it through for you to enjoy, wow and dazzle and pass it on.

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WHAT DAD WANTS

Let’s go back to basics.  Don’t we all want the same thing? To be appreciated, considered and even thanked.  And have an indulgent break, maybe a golf game, run or ride, and a nice meal?  What about something thoughtful and homemade, nostalgic, like an old family photo from a favourite time? Here's what I think dads really want...plus some insight from some of my dads/trusted advisors.

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SEASONAL VEGGIE ROUND UP

Deciding what’s for dinner can be as dreaded and painful as going to the dentist. I’ve been caught glassy eyed wandering the aisles, no list, hoping to find inspiration, peering in strangers carts.  Instead, start with the vegetables that are available this month.  

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Trish Magwood
SPRING CLEANING: ROOM BY ROOM

Ready to start your annual Spring Cleaning? This comprehensive guide provides tips for cleaning up your living space room by room, with a list of my favourite products that are unique, handmade, and environmentally friendly.

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Trish Magwood