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Baked Yoghurt Rice with Chicken

I have a kitchen bookcase dedicated to cookbooks. I confess to also having overflow in second and third locations. New publications need to pass close scrutiny before they win a … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 18 Comments

Eggplant Dip

I don’t like to dwell on the foods that are excluded from my diet due to annoying intolerances, but the inconvenience of having to give up most commercial dips because … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 23 Comments

Turkish-style carrot labneh

The versatility of yoghurt is infinite. It adds softness to flatbreads and richness to cakes. It’s natural lactic acidity is the perfect foil for spicy curries and tajines and spoonfuls … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 33 Comments

Quinoa flour and yoghurt flatbreads

No one is more surprised about the success of these flatbreads than I am. In the days when I was still able to eat wheat I would buy wholemeal flour … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 35 Comments

Baby Beets with Yoghurt Dressing

My Dad always grew a row of beetroot in front of the rampant staked tomatoes in his summer vegetable patch. To maximize yield, they were never pulled until they were … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 24 Comments

Fruit Fondue: December Cookbook Guru

Nominating one single cook book as the major source of recipes used to prepare the food for our festive dinner table is a difficult task. I believe Leah was hoping … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 12 Comments

Tzatziki, Cacik and Raita

The fresh flavour combination of natural yoghurt and cucumber is common to many cuisines, as a dip, a sauce, a soup and a palate cooler.  Indian Raita, a thin sauce … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 9 Comments

30 Second Banana Ice Cream

  Sure, you can make banana bread, banana muffins, banana cake and banana smoothies with fruit past its prime, but the problem with all of these delicious treats is that … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 11 Comments

Cardamom and Lemon Chicken

Cardamom Chicken is a delicious combo of citrus, coconut and coriander, all underscored by the slightly mouth numbing spiciness of fresh cardamom. Don’t be tempted to replace the whole seeds … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment


When I was a kid a summer salad was not complete without a couple of slices of vinegary preserved beetroot, usually out of a can, bleeding into all the carefully … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 4 Comments