tomatoes (sun-dried)

Fregola Sarda with a tomato, anchovy, chilli and olive sauce

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  Many wealthy people are little more than the janitors of their possessions – Frank Lloyd Wright   Stuff.  Why are we so addicted to it – acquiring it, having it, keeping it?  On my recent trip to Cape Town I visited a good friend at his house in Cape Town. It was the most […]

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Of BLT sandwiches, bacon and blog birthdays

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The time has come, the walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing wax; Of cabbages and kings.     -  Lewis Carroll And, evidently, of BLT sandwiches, Denhay bacon and blog birthdays. I attended a function at the Gourmet Burger Kitchen this week where I was asked (with some degree […]

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Sun-dried tomato and aubergine pasta – the food of love

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  If you had told me nine years ago that I would still be living in London today, I would have laughed my head off and told you you were crazy.   If you had told me nine years ago that I would someday have two adorable nephews who love me, tease me and make me […]

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Spinach, feta, sun-dried tomato and toasted seed salad

Thumbnail image for Spinach, feta, sun-dried tomato and toasted seed salad November 27, 2009

  I am mostly a positive person, and I mostly love living here in London.  But every now and then you just have one of those afternoons. Next week is the week-long training programme at work for which I am solely responsible, so the afternoon was filled with printing materials, collating folders and making sure […]

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