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Feta, Peppadew and thyme quiche for a blogger photo afternoon

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  As anybody who cooks for a living, or who blogs for an obsession, will know, going to eat at other people’s houses can be a social minefield.  First there is the “oh I can’t have YOU over for dinner – you won’t possibly enjoy the simple food that I can cook – too much […]

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Runner bean and feta gratin

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Ah, October.  How did you swing around again so fast? October is… … the 10th month in the Gregorian calendar (which we use today) but was the eighth month in the Roman calendar, hence the “oct” part of its name. … the month in which we celebrate St Crispin’s Day (patron saint of shoemakers) … […]

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Easy lemon brulée for A Taste of Yellow

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In March, I was back home in South Africa for a holiday and to speak at the first South African Food Blogger Conference.  I’d been chatting via e-mail and Facebook with my friend Colleen (the powerhouse behind the conference) and in the course of our Facebook conversations, one of her friends (Robyn) recognised me as […]

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Chocolate and cherry clafoutis – with wild cherries

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Friday 27 November is the LAST DAY to nominate this blog in the 2010 South African Blog Awards!  Please click here to nominate me! To cherry-pick. To pop somebody’s cherry. To want a bite of the cherry. Life is a bowl of cherries. Cherry-red. Isn’t it funny how some fruits enter not only our diet but […]

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