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Potato salad with chive flowers and my Pinterest love affair

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Jimmy Soul sang: If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life Never make a pretty woman your wife So from my personal point of view Get an ugly girl to marry you If I am after a great meal, I will almost automatically shy away from a restaurant with a pretty view, […]

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Food Journeys of a Lifetime – want to win this book?

February 24, 2010

I don't know about anybody else, but I grew up in awe of coffee table books.  For a start, unlike most other people I knew, my parents had a large, low table in the lounge that was in fact specifically referred to as "the coffee table" and the books that ended up on that table […]

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H2Ope for Haiti – the prizes

February 21, 2010

After the terrible earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January this year I, like many people, felt overwhelmed by the enormity of the disaster.  But a first-hand account from a friend who had flown a relief flight to Haiti after the quake provided the impetus to push me into action and not stand idly by as others suffered. […]

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Sundays in South Africa – culinary inspiration for visitors

January 18, 2010

Sundays in South Africa started in 2010 when the FIFA World Cup 2010 took place for the first time ever on African soil – in my home country of South Africa.  I can’t tell you how proud this makes me. As our national treasure Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said at the opening ceremony: “I cant believe it, I […]

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Menu for Hope 6 goes live – bid, bid, bid!

December 14, 2009

If it's nearly Christmas, then it must be time for Menu for Hope.   The  Menu for Hope event is the brainchild of Pim and takes place once a year around Christmas. For those of you who aren't familiar with it, the campaign involves food bloggers (and others) from around the world each donating something to […]

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Menu for Hope 6 – call for prizes

December 2, 2009

Can you believe it's December already?  It seems like just the other day that I was packing up the Christmas tree from last Christmas and here we are again.  is this planet on fast forward or what? And if it's December, then it must be time for Menu for Hope.   The  Menu for Hope event […]

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Conversion tools and tables

September 26, 2009

http://www.traditionaloven.com/conversions_of_measures/ http://www.exclusivelyfood.com.au/2007/04/what-does-1-cup-of-weigh.html http://www.veg-world.com/articles/cups.htm http://stason.org/TULARC/food/cooking/2-7-5-Weight-Volume-Conversion-Chart.html http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/2006/09/conversions_equivalents.php

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