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Quick and Dirty Guacamole

I’m not a huge fan of avocado. It’s not the taste, it’s the texture, never say never but I can’t see me ever being a huge fan of avocado toast. The only form I eat avocados in is guacamole which … Continue reading

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Cooking lately

One of the things about August is that my eating and cooking become unplanned. Last year, I was logging this every week and August is full of weeks that start, “I couldn’t be bothered to cook” or “I was tired” … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner

Last week I celebrated living in my flat for eight years. I think this is the longest space of time I’ve lived somewhere since I moved out of home. It was a Tuesday and Ma just finished her holiday and … Continue reading

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Fruit, Vegetables and how much is enough?

Last week the news dropped that we should abandon our target of eating 5 portions of fruit or veg a day and aim for 10 instead. Every country seems to have a different target. In Denmark it’s six, the French … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: As ready as we can be right now..

Last Saturday was a beautiful day and Ma and I were back at the allotment. This warmer (11C) and sunnier weather encourages seeds to flourish and while there may yet be frosts, our last frost dates are the end of … Continue reading

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Other People’s Recipes – February 2017

I’ve been in a bit of a cooking slump recently, but these are things that have caught my eye since last time! Yogurt panna cotta This looks so good Yottam Ottolenghi’s winter soup recipes.  I generally give Ottolenghi’s recipes a … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Sowing begins

I (like every gardener/allotmenteer I’ve spoken to in the last month) am itching to start working and growing. I’ve made a plan, bought seeds and now I want to sown everything and get going. However, it’s February, which is still … Continue reading

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