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Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipes using yummy avocados

I love avocados. Where I grew up in Zimbabwe we had a massive avo tree in our garden, where the fruit literally dropped off in season. I ate mashed avo on toast every morning for breakfast for weeks! I still treat myself to this favourite of breakfasts when we’re on Spain on holiday, a real […]

Big Cheese of the month, Fish recipes, Pasta recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Big cheese of the month: Parmigiano Reggiano

Welcome to the start of a new series on one of my favourite foods…cheese. This month, in celebration of my trip in the summer to the wonderful Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, I’m starting with Parmesan. In Parma and the surrounding area you’ll find Parmesan eaten as a starter, in a main course, and as dessert…it’s […]

Salad recipes, Uncategorized

My favourite recipe book of the year

The Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town is run by Karen Dudley and is famous for its love sandwiches and legendary salads. When Michelle Obama was in Cape Town in June 2011, she paid The Kitchen a visit, creating quite a sensation. Karen’s recipe book A Week in the Kitchen came out in April this year […]

Soup recipes, Uncategorized

Simple Vietnamese-style broth

This broth is so easy to make and all the herbs and spices give it a lovely, zesty flavour. And it’s healthy, too. I’ve used steak in this one but you can just as easily use chicken or pork, white fish or prawns instead. And for any vegetarians out there just add more veg – […]

Recipes, Restaurants

The rebirth of eatingcoventgarden.com

I’m upset, annoyed, sad and baffled. Why would someone hack into my blog and delete it? Clearly there are a lot of unpleasant people out there. I’ve been tweeting about it and discovered someone whose blog suffered the same fate. I asked her what she did and she said: “I cried a lot and then […]