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Melissa’s Soup Toppings you’ll love

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  As a self-confessed soup lover, I am always looking for ways to add extra flavour, crunch and excitement to my soup. So here are 5 ways you can spruce up yours: 1. Halloumi Croutons:   not technically “croutons” as there’s no bread involved but these are delicious cubes of crispy fried halloumi. Simply chop, fry in a little butter or oil & cook to your desired crispiness.  Get the recipe. 2. Make a fridge raid herby drizzle:  Whizz up any herbs or left over salad leaves you’ve got that need some love with some olive oil, vinegar or lemon juice & a little salt in a blender & drizzle on.  Try this recipe. 3. Roast some veggies:  Depending on what soup you’re making, you might like to roast a little of what you’re using for ultimate texture & flavour on top. I love roasting kale or any discarded cauliflower leaves for extra crunch.  Try this. 4. A drizzle of olive oil/yoghurt/kefir:  I love adding extra swirls to my soups and particularly

Jasmine’s 5 Mother’s Day Recipes for the Whole Family

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It’s my first Mother’s Day as a mum!! For the occasion, I’ll be making a lovely brunch for Nick and me to celebrate in style. Whether you’re marking the occasion with your own mum, your partner or your kids, why not make something a little special? Here are some recipes to get you started. Herby Pizza Pancakes Is it pancakes? Is it pizza? Well, it’s delicious is all I can say. By adding some gram flour to a herby omelette, I created this hybrid that truly is the ultimate brunch dish, topped with sun dried tomatoes, chopped olives and a grating of parmesan. Teff Waffles With Turmeric and Honey Drizzle Heralding from East by West (page 79), via NYC, these waffles are the perfect sweet (but not too sweet!) meal for your Mother’s Day celebration. They are finished with a lovely turmeric and honey drizzle. Buckwheat Banana Bread With Salty Butter Another East by West (page 52) favourite, this is an eggless, gluten-free banana bread that will blow your mind. I like to throw in

Jasmine’s 5 Mother’s Day Recipes for the Whole Family

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It’s my first Mother’s Day as a mum!! For the occasion, I’ll be making a lovely brunch for Nick and me to celebrate in style. Whether you’re marking the occasion with your own mum, your partner or your kids, why not make something a little special? Here are some recipes to get you started. Herby Pizza Pancakes Is it pancakes? Is it pizza? Well, it’s delicious is all I can say. By adding some gram flour to a herby omelette, I created this hybrid that truly is the ultimate brunch dish, topped with sun dried tomatoes, chopped olives and a grating of parmesan. Teff Waffles With Turmeric and Honey Drizzle Heralding from East by West (page 79), via NYC, these waffles are the perfect sweet (but not too sweet!) meal for your Mother’s Day celebration. They are finished with a lovely turmeric and honey drizzle. Buckwheat Banana Bread With Salty Butter Another East by West (page 52) favourite, this is an eggless, gluten-free banana bread that will blow your mind. I like to throw in