Category Archives: Food

Quick Sunday Brunch

I’m not really a brunch person. Why spend ages faffing around to prepare a meal that leaves you starving beyond breakfast and hungry again way before it’s feasible to eat dinner? So if I’m going to go through with brunch, … Continue reading

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Braised Leeks with Garlic and Wine

It’s Wednesday, I’m tired and a tad grumpy, it’s pouring with rain (!) in July (!) and our lardy takeout food option for the week has already been used (Chinese food delivery last night.) Time for an easy recipe; I … Continue reading

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Birthdays & White Trash Fast Food

We spent last weekend in Berlin to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Usually birthdays pass by quietly at our house with a slice of cake and a pat on the back (oh okay, and presents too), but this year we actually … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater’s Baked Onions with Parmesan & Cream

That’s right, guys. I slack off for the first 11 days of June, blog-wise at least, and then creep back with someone else’s recipe like nothing ever happened. My excuse is that a) a real-life change is time consuming at … Continue reading

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Rocket Soup

…or arugula soup, depending on which part of the world you’re from. Take your pick! The name won’t change how good (and very easy) it is to make this recipe (the source of which is BBC Good Food.) Here’s what … Continue reading

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Where’d it go?

The weekend, I mean. One visit to a disappointingly small winter fleamarket, a bit of cleaning, a bit of strolling…whoosh. Here’s what’s for dinner; it’s extremely easy and, most importantly, fast: Oven baked fish fillets (I used 3 Pangasius fillets, … Continue reading

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Three Bean Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette & Scallops

Phew, that was a lot to type for a blog title. I’ve been down with a horrid cold and cough combo this week so you can imagine that I haven’t been in the mood to do any elaborate cooking. Yesterday’s … Continue reading

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