Monthly Archives: September 2016

Friday Links

Happy Friday! Well, it’s been a week, while I’m glad to get to the end of it and am looking forward to the weekend, it’s going to be another busy one… Here are this week’s links… Austerity and then chicanery: how … Continue reading

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Kitchen Equipment: Salad Spinner

I’m fascinated by what people feel is essential in their kitchens and how that changes as our lives and cooking styles do. I live quite happily without a microwave, something I couldn’t have imagining when I was in my 20’s, … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Something

We tell ourselves stories. Stories about each other, about who we are and what our families and lives are about. These stories are shortcuts. I’ll tell you that I’m the eldest and that my brother is the only Dempsey boy … Continue reading

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Food and Budget Update: 17/09 to 23/09/2016

Last week was a busy week and I wasn’t feeling terribly creative in the kitchen. It was a difficult and busy week anyway but I think this is more to do with the decrease in light, the evenings are drawing in … Continue reading

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Life Happened: The only way out is through

Honestly the only good thing that can be said about last week was that no-one died. It’s been a week full of petty annoyance. I got knocked off my feet by a guy not looking were he was going, a … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I’m at the end of the week and the beginning of a busy weekend! Here are this week’s links… Riz Ahmed on airport typecasting. Jeremy Corbyn and leadership. Yep The Real Junk Food Project. This is inspiring and … Continue reading

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Courgette Caviar

Guys I’m sorry, I realise that this space is turning into the courgette diaries, as it seems that most of the cooking I do nowadays seems to be about not letting any go to waste. The last five months of … Continue reading

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