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Cupcakes & Couscous : Caramelised Beetroot Tartlets with Salmon Trout & Lentil Stacks Beetroot, Couscous, Trout, Salmon Burgers, Lentils, Caramel, Cupcakes, Foods, Ethnic Recipes

Caramelised Beetroot Tartlets with Salmon Trout and Lentil Stacks

So what would you make with a bunch of fresh beetroot, brown lentils, puff pastry, cream cheese, cucumber and smoked salmon trout? This was my final challenge in the Freshly Blogged campaign. Admitedly, the inspiration took a while to hit. Usually there's an obvious combination that jumps out at me but this time the ingredients were a little more obscure! Given that we had to prepare two "fine dining" dishes using the ingredients I finally decided on a starter of puff pastry tartlets with a…

Cupcakes & Couscous : Tapas À La Miro Couscous, Spanish Omelette, Miro, Balsamic Reduction, Spanish Tapas, Roasted Chicken, Chorizo, Cupcakes, Cheddar

Tapas À La Miro

Just over a week ago I received the details of the 8th challenge in the Freshly Blogged competition, which I have been participating in since June. Each week the contestants are given a list of ingredients and a few days to create, cook and photograph a dish using these ingredients. The public have a chance to view the recipes online and vote for their favourites, and each week a panel of judges send a few of the contestants to the chopping block, as it were. Week 8's challenge entitled "Eat…