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Category Archives: Food

Why Brine Pork Chops?

“to brine or not to brine that is the question…” Blogging about food has opened my eyes to a wide divergence of tastes and ideas about food. Cultural influences are … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · 23 Comments

Ginger Tomato Cake

The very first piece of food trivia I ever learned was that tomatoes are fruit, but why do we limit ourselves to eating tomatoes as savoury food? While I was … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 23 Comments

Hot Cross Buns ’17 : 100% spelt sourdough

It’s a while since I wrote about bread baking but my passion for slowly fermented 100% spelt sourdough bread continues to grow. My bread is essentially flour and salt mixed … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · 16 Comments

In My Kitchen, April ’07

March been a busy time in my kitchen. I experienced an enormous rush of cooking creativity after promising a feast of Indian veg recipes in last month’s IMK post. This … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 26 Comments

Indian vegie feast #8 – potato and pea samosas

This is the last of March’s Indian Vegie Feast series. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading, but much more I hope I’ve inspired you to cook some delicious vegetables, Indian style. … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 10 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast # 7 – spinach kofta in tomato gravy

The state of Gujarat in western India advocates a meat free diet. This dietary recommendation dates back two millennia, when the slaughter of animals was banned in the name of … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 29 Comments

Indian Vegie Feast #6 – spicy pumpkin, coconut and curry leaf

Delicious memories of India and pumpkin curries enriched with the sweet flavour of coconut inspired this recipe. During an afternoon of hands-on cooking at a charming little holiday village surrounded … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 9 Comments