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    A PUDDING OF MELLOW FRUITFULNESS By ‘LA OLA FRESCA’

    ##Although Britain is not well famed for its culinary heritage, it is generally accepted that we do have some fine desserts. So, this month, we indulge in puddings and “the proof of the pudding is in the eating”! A refrain which coincidentally originates from the translation of ‘Al freír de los huevos lo verá’ by […]

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    ‘OVEN ROASTED LAMB AND ASPARAGUS’ BY ‘LA OLA FRESCA’

    BY HELEN WESTWATER Having previously lived on an idyllic Cornish farm complete with delightful spring fluffy lambs hopping around the fields, I’m afraid to confess to the vegetarians amongst you that, although I am not a huge meat-eater, lamb is one of my favourite meats. As one of the benefits of writing this column is […]

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    WILD MUSHROOM AND ROASTED CHESTNUT RISOTTO

    ##BY HELEN WESTWATER OF ‘LA OLA FRESCA’ With the change of the clocks coming in late October, shorter days and chilly nights…here’s a warming recipe to get the taste buds flowing using two of the latest arrivals from the seasonal kitchen, wild mushrooms and roasted chestnuts. One type of Spanish wild mushroom that you will […]

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    NEW RANGE OF ‘LINDT CHOCOLATE’ IN VALENCIA (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

    ##24/7 VALENCIA: COULD YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT LINDT CHOCOLATE IN SPAIN? LINDT CHOCOLATE: “Lindt EXCELLENCE completes its range of high percentage tablets with 100% cocoa. Made only with pure cocoa and no added sugars – This is the most gourmet tablet, with a strong and aromatic cocoa flavor. Designed for purists to enjoy a […]

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    STRAWBERRY EXPLOSION! By Helen Westwater ‘La Ola Fresca’

    ##Strawberries are hard to beat! Heart-shaped and juicy, they have also been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of a heart attack through their high content of flavonoids (antioxidants) and are rich in potassium, the mineral that helps to regulate fluids and blood pressure. Try them with a splash of balsamic vinegar, black pepper, rocket […]

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    QUINOA PANCAKES BY HELEN WESTWATER (LA OLA FRESCA)

    ##When I lived in London, some of my favourite places to eat were the South Indian restaurants around Camden where they served delicious crispy, almost cone-shaped pancakes called dosas with a spicy mashed potato dish, vegetables and coconut relish. Since then I have tried to master the dosa—which involved hours of fermenting different types of […]

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