Spring Soup with Shrimp, Fennel and Leeks

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The weather has taken a turn for the chilly here in sunny California, instead of a balmy 85-95ºF (30-35ºC), we’ve had a rather breezy 65-75ºF (18-24ºC). I can hear the groans already. No, I haven’t already become accustomed to warm, pleasant weather in which showing your toes and your knees is acceptable. No, I haven’t forgotten that for 50 weeks of the year in England you have to leave the house with an umbrella, winter coat and wellies. I am simply stating that the tropical weather we experienced for the past week or so has shifted to a much more spring-like mix of breezy and cloudy. This means that a different type of spring cuisine comes onto the menu, the spring soup!

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Savory Pain Perdu

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Ever found yourself home alone and at a loss as to what to eat for dinner? I usually don’t bother to cook anything too strenuous when it’s just me – telling yourself how delicious something is isn’t quite the same as someone else saying it, is it?

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