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Emergency tomato pesto & olive crostini, and some housekeeping

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So let’s talk housekeeping first, and no, I’m not talking about the vacuuming, the dusting and the ironing.  It’s CookSister housekeeping (which is a lot more fun anyway!). H2ope for Haiti update – and an extension! As you are now by all aware, the H2Ope for Haiti charity raffle is well underway. Thanks to your […]

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Chickpea & paprika crostini

April 29, 2009

  Right – who’s up for a little chickpea quiz (written by sterretjie101 over at www.funtrivia.com)?  No peeking at the answers now…  Let’s see who REALLY loves this legume. 1. The chickpea belongs to the legume family in the plant kingdom. According to the species classification, what animal does the humble pea resemble? a) Shrew […]

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Broad bean crostini and cocktails – for one!

July 19, 2007

Regular readers of this blog will know that I have been moaning rather regularly about the weather of late.  I mean, it’s late July already and it feels as if we are still waiting for summer to get underway!  It’s all too depressing.  In fact, the only warm days I remember recently were the Henley […]

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