Marmalade bread & butter pudding

March 18, 2008

One of the signs that Spring is in the air in this country is the fact that the daffodils start to poke their heads through the frozen earth.  Their arrival is gradual, amost stealthy – just a few slightly more substantial spikes among the spikes of green grass that you hardly notice at first.  And […]

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Chicken with fennel, spices and cream

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I can be such a dork.  A couple of weeks ago while catching up on my blog reading, I came across an event run by Barbara of Winos and Foodies called A Taste of Yellow.  Most of you are already familiar with the yellow Livestrong armbands that aim to raise funds for and awareness of […]

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Cherry clafoutis for a summer dinner in our garden

August 19, 2006

As I mentioned in passing in a previous post, just before the weather turned rainy here in London, we had a weekend of three consecutive braais – one on Friday, one on Saturday and one on Sunday.  Each braai was significantly different – in terms of guests, venue and food, so I thought it would […]

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Best chocolate sauce in the world… ever!

June 22, 2006

When I was living in South Africa in my beloved and much-missed little apartment and Nick was over here in London, people were worried that I might get lonely or spend my nights pining and crying into my pillow.  They also worried that because I was living on my own, I would stop cooking properly […]

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