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Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

Pete Evans Spring is in the air and our thoughts turn to lighter food, and this Thai-beef number is tangy and herb-filled, perfect for sunny days.

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Oven-roasted spicy chickpeas

Jill Dupleix Spicy chickpeas are the new crisp and crunchy snack of choice, leaving olives and nuts in the shade.

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Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad.

Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad

Neil Perry You can use just about any mix of grains and try a dollop of aioli for good measure

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Double-chocolate muffins

Whip up a batch of these decadent treats for morning or afternoon tea

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