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Warm salad of roasted vegetables and barley A great time of year to serve this warm salad – still cold enough outside, but it will soon be time to start looking forward to warmer days. Serves: 6 6 large shallots, halved 6 large garlic cloves, left whole 750g carrots, roughly chopped 750g beetroot beetroot, cut …

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Barley, roasted vegetable and caramelized garlic risotto Serves: 4 Pearl barley makes a great alternative to arborio rice in risottos as it doesn’t require constant stirring and gives a lovely nutty texture to the dish. Here it is combined with oven roasted vegetables and caramelised garlic. 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 large onions …

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