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Cucumber and Gin Soup with Avocado and Tomato

I’ve been involved in a Book Club for most of my adult life. At first it was just about friends, and if we talked about the month’s designated book then … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 28 Comments

Sticky Black Rice with Ginger Syrup

I always sit up and take notice when a cafe breakfast menu offers something over and above the usual eggs/bacon/pancakes and muesli choices. I’d much rather be able to choose … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 24 Comments

Spiced Millet Salad

 Millet, a grass cereal, formed the bulk of the bird seed mix I fed my pet budgie when I was a kid. I never thought then it could be people … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 21 Comments

Miso Roasted Cauliflower

Meat and three veg was the norm for dinner when I was a kid, meat cooked well done and vegetables boiled for half an hour. Potatoes and carrots could withstand … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 34 Comments

Crushed Spiced Carrot Salad

Last month while I was travelling, contributors to the Cookbook Guru were busy cooking and posting from Paua Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco.” I confess, at the time, I was … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 23 Comments

Cajun Spiced Roasted Vegetable Salad

news flash, news, flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news flash, news, flash, news flash, news  I ENTERED THIS RECIPE IN THE RECIPE WRITING COMPETITION AT EAT DRINK BLOG, … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 37 Comments

Cheat’s Choc Cherry Trifle

This is quick and clever twist on wine trifle. Generally I would spend a lot of time making a cake and preparing rich egg custard, but just occasionally, when time … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 15 Comments

April Cookbook Guru “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food”

Cooking with Claudia My stained and battered copy of Claudia Roden’s “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food” has been in constant use in my kitchen for at least 20 … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 23 Comments

Grandma’s Passionfruit Flummery

Flummery is a word you rarely hear today. It can be used in two contexts, to describe meaningless nonsense or an old style light mousse like dessert. My Mum often … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 29 Comments

Sweet Vegetable Vindaloo

My all time favourite travel destination is India. After three visits my enthusiasm for the sub continent has grown rather than waned. I am entranced by the history, the people, … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 19 Comments

Dolmades, my way

I consider myself a dab hand at making dolmades. I cannot claim any advantage based on ethnicity, but I do have lots and lots of experience. I have always cooked … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 21 Comments

Gluten Free Seed Bread

“The Life Changing Loaf of Bread” recipe has come to me via my daughter Leah’s blog “Sharing the Food We Love.” The original recipe came from My New Roots. It’s … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 8 Comments

Deconstructed Grilled Vegetable Lasagne

Those following restricted diets often come off second best at large sit down catered dinner functions. I understand as well as the next person that if 5 people request a … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 8 Comments

Tomato Passata

Passata is essentially tomato purée. It’s cheap and readily available, but sadly the commercial product is often made with under ripe, acidic fruit. Home made passata made with sweet red … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 16 Comments