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Recipe book review, Recipes

Recipe book review: Carpathia: Food from the heart of Romania

Clearly travel is impossible in these times of Corona. As much as I miss it, including all the planning – one of my favourite ways to spend a rainy day – I’ve come to terms that I’m not going anywhere. Not any time soon anyway, and probably not for the duration of 2020. Only one […]

Recipes, Salad recipes

Recipe book review: Set a Table by Karen Dudley

Lockdown London has been that bit more pleasant with some fabulous sunny weather. And you know what that means…it’s time to barbecue/braai. Somewhat bizarrely the first thing I think of when I plan a braai menu is what salads I’m going to make. Today that was easy as I have a new recipe book from […]

Recipes

Review: Tasty spice pods from The Spice Pioneer

How I love anything that makes cooking easier. So I was delighted to try these fabulous spice pods from The Spice Pioneer. They source the best herbs and spices from reliable suppliers and package them up to specific recipes so you’re ready to go. Delivered to your door, there’s a choice of five combos to¬† […]

Recipes

Cooking delightful Korean dishes with Sous Chef

Today I’m back in the kitchen and cooking something completely different. I’ve eaten a bit of Korean food but can’t say I’ve cooked it much. Time to rectify that with some help from this inspiring Korean selection from Sous Chef. It’s the website of dreams for serious cooks with a wide array of ingredients (not […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Tasty ways with the fabulous smoked Moorish humous

I love a bit of humous (which can be spelled at least four ways that I know of..confusing!). Today I’m doing humous as that’s what Moorish does. This delicious Middle Eastern dip has become a staple in most people’s shopping trolleys these days, and no surprise there, as it’s delicious and versatile. Even more so […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Spicy Spanish-style potato rosti

Today I’m back in the kitchen. Hooray! I recently acquired a fabulous Microplane Julienne slicer (love a new gadget) so am using it to slice all manner of vegetables in style. It’s great for producing little slivers of potato which make for the perfect rosti. I’ve recently returned from Spain and love the flavours of […]