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Saturday, 3 May 2014

Simple and in Season Round-Up April

I was delighted to host Simple and in Season on behalf of Ren last month. There were so many delicious entries celebrating seasonal produce.

Bangers and Mash cooked a delicious Nettle Soup, such a gorgeous vibrant colour

nettle soup

Dancing Veggies made Vegetable Quesadillas, a quick supper on a chilly evening

veggie_quesadilla

Eat Your Veg cooked a comforting Cauli and Vegetable bake

Eat Your Veg | Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheesy Pasta Bake




Lemon sole & wild garlic sauce

Green Gourmet Giraffe baked Apple and Walnut Muffins to brighten the school holidays


Spicy, Quirky and Serendipitous prepared a delicious Cauliflower and Chickpea Stew


Lancashire Food baked a Blood Orange, Lemon and Almond Cake which would be perfect with a cuppa


Franglais Kitchen created a delicious Wild Garlic Pesto with Walnut and Truffle Oil


The Taste Space cooked delicious Cheater Tlacoyos with Nopales (Cactus)

Cheater Tlacoyos topped with Nopales (Cactus)

Allotment 2 Kitchen prepared Wild Garlic Chickpea Pancakes



Leftover Easter Egg Recipe

Cooking Around the World baked a comforting Vegetable Lasagne


Fromage Homage cooked Wild Leek and Mushroom Quiche

Perl Las, Mushroom and Wild Leek Quiche

Delicieux prepared Pyttipanna aux Coeur de Canard

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spaghetti with lemon-pinenut pesto, asparagus and oyster mushrooms

How to Cook Good Food created a delicious Spring Vegetable Broth

spring vegetable broth

Eat Your Veg prepared Gnocchi with Asparagus, Sage & Prosciutto

Eat Your Veg | Gnocchi with Asparagus, Sage & Prosciutto

Botanical Baker created an easy and nutritious Dandelion and Feta Tart

Dandelion and feta Tart

Family - Friends - Food made Rhubarb and Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae

Rhubarb and strawberry ice-cream sundae

Family - Friends - Food also prepared Courgette and Carrot Pasta with Brandy and Cream

Pasta with carrots, courgettes, brandy and cream.


Spring Onion & Chilli Fried Rice



Many thanks to all of you who submitted entries to the Simple and in Season blog challenge in April, don't forget to link up in May.  Check out Ren's blog for the linky.

4 comments:

  1. Wow thank you SO much Michelle for such a lovely beginning of spring round up! So much here to explore and to inspire. I know you've been feeling rough too so this is a double thank you and hope you get to put your feet up over the weekend. You've been a fab host with tons of entries! x

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  2. Blimey! What a myriad of brilliant recipes this month!

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  3. Eeeny meeny miny moe, I pick the nettle soup since I've never tried it before. Great roundup!

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  4. asparagus, nettles and dandelions, oh my! lots of good food - thanks for the round up Michelle

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