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Happy Christmas: don’t let hate win!

2016 was a rubbish year. Can’t count the number of familiar voices and faces who died and are no longer with us. Brexit. Trump. Syria. Yemen. Need I say more. Depressing really so goodbye 2016, you were really rubbish and I’m not sure your sibling 2017 is looking much better. However now’s not the time […]

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Comfort Food: Red Lentil Creamy Cannelloni.

The recent drop in temperature means the start of the comfort food season. Hurray to that I say and here’s a dish to comfort.

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Rhubarb Cake for my neighbours

Our road in Streatham must surely be the friendliest road in South London. We’ve been here barely 3 years and know more neighbours in that short time than in 20 years living in nearby Balham. Last Sunday was another neighbourhood event which involved my favourite pastimes of eating, drinking, chatting and looking at gardens. Marvellous. And I made a cake.

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“Ooo, I’ll have a trifle of that…”

Apropos of nothing I thought about the jelly trifle of my childhood…

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A Sardinian Hare Stew

I had a haunch of hare in the freezer that I had purchased at a country food festival and I so I turned to a sweet little cookbook I had bought in Sardinia for some inspiration. A wild rugged country surely would have some interesting ways of cooking game…

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