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Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Feta and Green Grapes

kale Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries, Feta and Green Grapes RecipeAn easy salad to make that has lots of different textures and super tasty!Serves 4 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1/3 cup olive oil1 teaspoon honey1/3 cup dried cranberries1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted½ cup green grapes, sliced in half8 cups red leaf lettuce, torn into bite

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Chicken with Roasted Onions, Grapes & Verjuice

When I made a serious effort to learn to cook in my early twenties, it seemed terribly important to impress dinner-party guests with fiddly platings and pointless twirls and swirls. (Thank goodness the ubiquitous sauce/plate skidmark had not yet been invented, because who knows what horrors I would have perpetrated on the plate.) These days, in my fifties, I have …

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Camembert Baked in Vine Leaves, with Verjuice-Poached Grapes

Need a gorgeous Christmas curtain-raiser? Try my jewel-bright starter, which combines hot oozing Camembert with sharp-sweet grapes lightly poached in Verjuice.  (If you don’t have fresh vine leaves, use blanched baby spinach leaves to wrap your cheese.) Camembert Baked in Vine Leaves with Verjuice-Poached Grapes and oven-baked croutons. (Plate by David Walters.) Wine recommendation by Michael Olivier.  He says: “Asara Vineyard …

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Roasted Grapes with Blue Brie, and frozen grapes as a snack

Grapes are in high season here in South Africa, and for the past two weeks I’ve experimented with different ways of serving this glorious fruit.  Sure, the best way to demolish a bunch of grapes is to eat them very cold and fresh on a sweltering summer’s day, but still I’d like to draw your attention to two lovely alternative …

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