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Pattypan, zucchini, halloumi & pepper kebabs on the braai / BBQ

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  Aldous Huxley wrote: “Several excuses are always less convincing than one.” I could give you several excuses for the lack of posts around here over the past two weeks.  I could say that I caught a stinking cold on 18 September, just before we went on holiday, and I’m still shaking it off.  I […]

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Courgette & feta terrine with a roasted red pepper chipotle coulis

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Do you think you have a fairly good working knowledge of internationally recognised celebratory days?  Christmas, New year, Eid, Chinese New year, Diwali, Easter, International Women’s Day, World AIDS day and so forth? Well if you ever wanted to confirm your ignorance, step into the wonderful world of food blogging and learn about all the […]

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Chilli con carne with a cornbread topping for my spice sisters & a Hotel Chocolat winner

Thumbnail image for Chilli con carne with a cornbread topping for my spice sisters & a Hotel Chocolat winner December 23, 2010

  The first time I met my twin sister, I was 40 years old. No, I wasn’t adopted; and neither was she.  And we weren’t the victims of some sort of acrimonious divorce or a long-standing parental feud.  You see it’s just that the stork that was tasked with dropping her off, dropped her off […]

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Curried chicken salad – a cool salad for a hot night

June 23, 2005

Well, summer has finally arrived here in London – with bang.  At the beginning of last week I was still carrying a jersey and a jacket to work with me and moaning about how it’s still chilly although it’s the middle of bloody June.  And then Friday… BAM!  Summer finally hit these shores!  It was […]

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Seared tuna with a red pepper & clementine salsa – and dining out in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth

February 12, 2005

 Damn my procrastination problem, damn it to hell!!  Who else do you know who spent a week in South African in June  (June, people!) and by the end of the year had still not got round to writing it up for her blog?  Well, no prizes for guessing.  And now I have a week’s worth […]

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