Monthly Archives: October 2010

Asparagus, oyster mushroom and sesame seed salad

Did you know that the smell of asparagus wee is the closest to skunk smell? Also, only some people can smell it. Those of you who think the smell doesn’t affect you, actually just can’t smell it. I read this … Continue reading

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Tomato, cucumber, avo and herb gazpacho

I have never made a gazpacho before. Essentially what it is, is a liquidized salad – which I always found somewhat off putting. But it was delicious and super quick and simple to make. Ingredients: 3 jam tomatoes half a cucumber 1 … Continue reading

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Savoury muffins (pesto and feta)

Another one of Dean’s specialties, these muffins are really quick and easy to make and utterly delicious. They also look impressive. He can’t remember where he got the initial recipe from but thinks it was from a Crank’s vegetarian recipe book … Continue reading

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Roast tomato and pepper soup

This is one of my favourite favourite Dean soups. Ingredients: Bowl full of tomatoes – various sizes and types 2 red peppers 4+ cloves of garlic Mixed herbs Salt and pepper Glass of red wine Heavy-handed dash of balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Jono’s pizza

I do so love being cooked for. In Joburg recently, my friend Jono of MESS cooked up a pizza dinner of deliciousness (he may bitch about wine and the wine glasses it comes in, but he makes a mean pizza). … Continue reading

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Roast Vegetable Pita: Baby marrow, green olive, baby tomato and thyme // Brinjal and yoghurt // Carrot, butternut, saltanas and chillies

As is often the case, on the first night of seeing old friends, it is very easy to drink far too many gin and tonics. Zoe had bought a bunch of roastable veggies and we thought of a couple of … Continue reading

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Spinach and ricotta pie-lets with strawberry, sundried and baby tomato reduction (and asparagus and almond flakes)

Oooo, its been a while. I have been eating. I just haven’t been at home. So I have a bit of a backlog of deliciousness. This is the meal Dean and I cooked before I went gallivanting off to the big city. … Continue reading

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