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Papardelle with goat’s cheese, beetroot, rocket & pine nuts

Thumbnail image for Papardelle with goat’s cheese, beetroot, rocket & pine nuts May 30, 2012

So you think you got it bad?  Stressful job; nagging spouse; unruly kids; aches and pains; a ridiculous mortgage; and a soul-destroying commute? Well, here’s a reason to cheer up:  at least you’re not a fainting goat.  (Or at least I think you aren’t – because of course on the interwebs nobody knows you’re a […]

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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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Pomegranate, pear, fennel and aragula salad

Thumbnail image for Pomegranate, pear, fennel and aragula salad February 5, 2007

I have to admit that I am something of a salad slacker.  Not to say that I don’t love salads – on the contrary, I do!  But the problem is that by the time I have finished faffing around with the main course, I am not in the mood for deaming up an exotic salad, […]

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Cured ham and roast fig salad (plus herb crusted kingklip fillets)

July 21, 2004

Some nights I get home and all I can face cooking is a pot of pasta with olive oil and Parmesan. Or frozen fish and chips, oven-baked while I lie, semi-catatonic, in front of the TV. Or a can of soup. But then there are nights like last night when I spend most of the […]

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