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Salmon is a wonderfully versatile, flavoursome fish, whether it's poached with hollandaise sauce, pan-fried or served as a light, refreshing tartare.
 
With its delicate juicy flakes, salmon is a wonderfully impressive fish. Its proud pink flesh is packed with flavour and has been prized for centuries. I love how versatile salmon is; it's perfect pan-fried, poached, in sushi or as part of a fish pie.
 
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Make friends fast and easily, with this finger food for sharing, including smoked mackerel pate, baba ganoush, spicy pitta wedges and frittata.
 
This sort of finger food is easy-going, social food for everyone to share. Each one of these dishes is made to be eaten with your fingers -- whether that's dipping a piece of bread into some baba ganoush or picking up a mini frittata.
 
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In the oven or on the barbecue, spatchcock chicken is fast to cook and easy to prepare, says Rachel Allen, while fresh summer produce makes for wonderfully speedy salads and sauces.
 
One of my favourite things about cooking in the summer, with all the fresh produce, is how little time it takes to put a meal together. You needn't spend hours slowly simmering a stew or taming a beetroot the size of a soccer ball. Fresh leaves or vegetables need only be chopped up and then thrown together for a satisfying summer supper.
 
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One-pot wonders, Being busy is no excuse for eating badly.
 
It seems as if we all have such busy lifestyles these days. Even though I love to cook, often I just don't have the time to make complicated food. I'd love to spend six hours cooking an elaborate meal, but it isn't realistic.
 
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