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Trombone Squash – Summer Survivor

Trombone Squash – Summer Survivor

Summer Survivor A favourite summer vegetable – trombone squash We have recently had some early summer scorchers, with very little rain, that has just decimated the garden – the heat and humidity have been intense, so this thought is not far from...
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...
Potato, pea and mint salad

Potato, pea and mint salad

One of the positive things about my passion for food is sharing recipes  with people Рoften in the most surprising of circumstances Рand being connected to those people every time I cook up one of their dishes, but sometimes the boot is on the other...
Nasi Goreng – Fried Rice

Nasi Goreng – Fried Rice

This is right where I would like to be cooking and eating nasi goreng – in my friend Victoria’s open air kitchen on her front verandah in Ubud, Bali. ¬†Victoria is a marvelous gardener and cook (she is also very clever with photoshop!). You will find this...