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Tag Archives: ginger

Tomato Kasaundi

Last year I made my first batch of Tomato Kasaundi. I had eaten it many times, one of my favoured purchases from the preserves stall at the local market, but … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 19 Comments

Lemon and Ginger Fingers

I got a bit frantic hunting out this recipe. It wasn’t in the book where I expected to find it. Eventually it turned up hiding in my battered blue folder … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Grandma’s Gingerbread Cake

My maternal Grandma Lois Bower lived well into her 99th year. Her father died aged twenty two, her mother at twenty four, her brother, twelve. Thankfully she managed to defy … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 10 Comments

Honey Ginger Chicken

Years of cooking weekly family stir fry dinners has given me the confidence to ad lib the ingredients with ease.  Revisiting my folder of handwritten recipes, I found this recipe … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chicken Noodle Soup

When I saw Mum’s Chicken and Sweet Corn soup pop up on our blog at about 4pm yesterday, it was a light bulb going off in my head….guess what I … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ginger Carrot Cake…..Gluten Free, Lactose Free

A few weeks ago I posted a carrot cake recipe, a cake my family has loved for a long time. The recent onset of food intolerances and allergies then made … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Double Cooked Pork…. otherwise known as one of my favourite “Mum” cooked foods…

Oh how I love the texture and the flavour of this meat….  It’s not a quick dish to make, but the flavours are well-earned and fabulous.  Think Asian spices, but … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Simple and delicious, Green Bean Curry

Continuing on from my earlier posts about simple vegetable curries, this Bean Curry with Ginger and Coriander is a ripper, quick to prepare and quick to cook and good for … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

Carrot Cake…..Marie Antoinette approved!

I have an idea that carrot cake was popularised by hippies as an “approved” nutritious food, but most versions of carrot cake from hippidom were a big disappointment if you … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 5 Comments