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Life Indoors: 5 Ingredients 5 Meals

Life Indoors: 5 Ingredients 5 Meals

Are you loving or loathing cooking these days? Many will be truly enjoying the extra time to focus on cooking new creations in the kitchen while others may find their patience running thin and wishing they could go to a restaurant. Whether you fall into the love or loathe category, everyone could use some help in the recipe department. On days when you’re looking for something simple and delicious but lack inspiration, here are 5 recipes that are quick and easy and only require 5 ingredients!  Let us know how you go!   1. Salmon and Spinach Gratin with Creamy Potatoes  600 gms Irish Potatoes 800gm of Spinach 5 Smoked salmon fillets 300ml of Double Cream 15g Unsalted Butter Peel and chop your potatoes into 1 inch chunks. Bring a pot of water to the boil, add salt and potatoes into the water and cook for 15 minutes. Strain the potatoes and set aside. Add a tablespoon of butter to a frying pan at medium heat, then add the spinach, a pinch of salt and pepper and turn lightly until the spinach is wilted. Ensure that the the spinach does not get too wet.  Preheat the oven to 160 degrees celsius. Add the spinach, potatoes and ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on April 23, 2020
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Summer Dishes

Summer Dishes

When the weather is hot and humidity soars, eating can sometimes feel like a chore, especially when your recipe repertoire is full of dishes that leave you feeling hotter than your were! At this point, it’s good to have a little recipe refresher and seek out some inspiration from some of the best summer food friendly meals around. Here are a few of our favourites to get you inspired!   Watermelon and Feta Salad One of our all time favourite foods for a starter is watermelon and feta salad. This is so simple to make and is always a welcome start to a summer meal with friends. Ingredients Half a large watermelon Feta Cheese Mint leaves 1/2 red onion tbsp Olive oil Pinch of Salt Instructions Scope out of the watermelon and cut into cubes about an inch thick and then cube the feta into slightly smaller pieces. Chop red onion roughly (chop into smaller pieces if preferred). Tear up mint leaves and add all ingredients into a bowl, tossing lightly with the olive oil and a pinch of salt. For extra ‘wow’ factor, retain the watermelon shell and once all the salad ingredients are well combined, transfer it back into the watermelon shell ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on August 16, 2019
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Les 100 Ciels travels

Our must-see places in Florence. Florence is renowned for old masters and history, but it’s also a living city with a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. Handsome and historic, it’s bursting with quirky shops and quality crafts, making it one of Europe’s most civilised weekend destinations. We spent a busy week researching the latest yarn trends and technology at the Pitti Filati fair, so we were glad for some time to relax and sight-see at the end of the trip. Read on to see what we got up to in beautiful Florence, showing you our favourite places to shop, eat and visit!     Where to shop: UB This quirky store on Via dei Conti is a treasure trove of goodies, full to the brim with antique decorations and retro furniture. Seek out a hidden back room with the most amazing collection of vintage wallpaper, including 60’s floral designs and geometric prints.     Ub Firenze / Via dei Conti 4r – 50123 Firenze – IT | https://www.ubfirenze.it/   Where to shop: Ottod’ame The beautifully merchandised Ottod’ame sits on Via della Spada and houses a wide range of fashion brands with a concept store feel. While we visiting there was a stunning ...
by Les 100 Ciels Team on July 24, 2015
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