cheese – pecorino

Baked pattypan squash steaks with cheese and herbs

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On 24 June 1947, American businessman and private pilot Kenneth Arnold took off from Chehalis in Washington state on his way to the city of Yakima.  As he had heard about a $5,000 reward offered for any sightings of a US Marine transport plane that had recently crashed in the area of Mount Rainier, Arnold decided […]

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Perfect palmiers with pistounade from Provence

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  Hyperbole.  Litotes.  Alliteration. Onomatopeoia. Pun.  Oxymoron. Hands up – who knows which of the above literary devices I used in the title to this post?  You see, despite this glossy facade of food bloggerness which you see before you, deep down I am just a language nerd.  Case in point:  I have been going through […]

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Radish, celeriac & pecorino salad with truffle oil & pomegranate – how things change!

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  You’ve all heard the saying “the more things change, the more they stay the same”, right? Well, I do believe it’s true.  You change jobs; you change size; you change partners; you change your taste in music; you change countries; you change hair cut/colour; you change your wardrobe.  But despite all these changes, some things […]

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Really wild rocket pesto

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Please remember to vote for me in the South African Blog Awards where I am a finalist in the Best Food and Best Overseas categories!  You can vote once a day till 15 September.  Thanks! Yesterday at lunchtime, one of my work colleagues called a few of us to his desk to watch something on […]

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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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