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Waldorf Slaw for Supper

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Ice Cream Everyday Rough Guide to Waldorf-style Coleslaw Mix: Half of a small red cabbage Half of a small green cabbage One pear One Granny Smith apple Handful of walnuts Fresh basil to taste Fresh dill to taste Honey to taste (Koo sent me a bottle made by the bees who pollinate their butterbean flowers) Good quality mayonnaise (about two tablespoons) Full-cream Greek-style yoghurt (about ...

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An Unrecipe: Dragon Fruit and Baby Spinach Salad

Friday, May 30, 2014

I've been awfully remiss haven't I? I hope I can placate you with pretty pictures. The marvelously monikered dragon fruit or pitaya has a subtle liquid sweetness reminiscent of prickly pears. We usually see the white-fleshed imports on our supermarket shelves. When my knife sliced through to reveal this flamboyant magenta variety , I just had ...

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Freshly Blogged Challenge #8: The Chop and Baked Red Curry Chicken with Aloo Meat Parathas

Monday, August 26, 2013

I don't know if it was self-fulfilling prophecy at play or a deep premonition, but I held off preparing my entry for the latest Freshly Blogged challenge until I had a look at the latest chopped blogger list. And so it was, the axe had fallen. I'm happy to have made it this far, taking ...

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Freshly Blogged Challenge #4: Cabbage and Pilchard Foldovers with Bean and Feta Dip

Monday, July 29, 2013

I remember coming home from school to lunches of canned pilchard curry. Delicious scooped up with soft white bread, it didn't matter that the smell of canned fish lingered long after the swallowing, it was one of the most satisfying meals. This week's Freshly Blogged challenge headlined Lucky Star Pilchards, cabbage, brown rice, green beans and feta ...

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Freshly Blogged Challenge #2: Tagine Teriyaki Beef with Sweet Potato Rosti and Turnip Mash

Friday, July 19, 2013

From last week's verdurous veg to this week's meaty challenge, Freshly Blogged pit us against; Beef Suet Knorr Stock Pot PnP Soup Pack (mine consisted of carrot, leek, celery and turnips) Beef Shin Pnp Star Aniseed PnP White Wine Vinegar Our allowances included the addition of two fresh ingredients and one grocery item. The challenge basket's star anise and vinegar put me on to an ...

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Creamed Morogo with Feta

Monday, February 25, 2013

I found myself at the Bryanston Organic Market last week Thursday interviewing stall-holders about South African foodieism for an article I was writing for FM Life. At Lucy's Fruit and Veg, I picked up a packet of morogo. Having never eaten it before, I had vague notions about it cooking down like spinach. I now ...

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