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Brandy and Coke glazed gammon for a South African Christmas feast

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Long before Buzzfeed or Mashable saw the light of day, I was a fan of lists.  As far back as the early 1980s, some of my brother’s and my most treasured possessions were the two volumes of the wonderful Book of Lists. The lists ranged from the banal (the world’s 5 tallest mountains) to the positively […]

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Roast gammon for Christmas

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  Well, it seems Christmas has come and gone and (shockingly, yet unsurprisingly) I have not yet blogged about our meal for Christmas 2005… or 2004.  And now that I’m way late for both of them, it seems rather irrelevant when I actually get round to it!! In fact, maybe that’s a plan – we’ll […]

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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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