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Stuffed courgettes

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Remember- today is the last day to get your barbecue and braai recipes to me by for the Braai, the Beloved Country event to celebrate South Africa’s Heritage Day this month! To paraphrase Baldrick in Blackadder (one of my favourite TV series of all time), there are few things on this planet as universally amusing as […]

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Zucchini, tomato pesto & Parmesan tart

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  About thirteen years ago, I travelled to the USA with three of my dear friends Paul (he of the Famous Butternut Soup), Duncan and Adrian.  Most of my friends who had been to the USA had been to New York, Las Vegas or San Francisco, all home to a multitude of tourist attractions.  But […]

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Of BLT sandwiches, bacon and blog birthdays

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The time has come, the walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing wax; Of cabbages and kings.     -  Lewis Carroll And, evidently, of BLT sandwiches, Denhay bacon and blog birthdays. I attended a function at the Gourmet Burger Kitchen this week where I was asked (with some degree […]

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