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Hummus – best ever recipe!

Hummus – best ever recipe!

I can never really understand why people buy shop bought hummus when it is so easy and cheap to make at home, AND I have never had one of those from a plastic thingummy tub that tastes anywhere near as good as this. All you need is a food processor and a few basic...
Skordalia – Greek Potato Dip

Skordalia – Greek Potato Dip

This is another of those extremely simple dishes that beg for the best quality ingredients or it just won’t taste that good.  I can already see a few people turning up their noses at the idea of a potato dip but, believe me, this is really a very tasty dish...
Muhammara – spiced capsicum dip

Muhammara – spiced capsicum dip

My neighbours’ garden Wonderful use of the climber Pyrostegia venusta Flame Vine I have lovely neighbours with a lovely garden and I was going to cook for them on Friday night.  JUST SLIGHT PRESSURE – she is Belinda Jeffery the cook book writer, chef and...
Broad Beans

Broad Beans

Broad Beans are a favourite mid-winter vegetable of mine. Here are three unique ways to cook and enjoy them – in a Greek dish with artichokes, a salad with shaved peccorino and a Sicillian dip.