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When the weather is wet and grey (like it was in Melbourne over the weekend) all I crave is comfort food.  I personally think the king of all comfort food is soup. What other dish can make you feel like a great big warm hug from within?  I swear I can feel my body thanking me for all the vegetable goodness! Nom. I love soup but sometimes it’s just not quite satisfying enough – especially on super chilly days when you’re staaaarving. That’s where a good minestrone comes in. Filled

This week in Melbourne we’ve had a handful of days over 20°C and it’s felt like spring in the air. Since then it’s back to reality with average temperatures but it was nice just to lift the spirits. With the hint of warm weather I found I was craving a big green salad. I found this Courgette salad recipe of Jamie Oliver’s on his website and altered it a little bit and added green beans. I fried the courgettes with some oil that had sundried tomatoes in it so it