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Roast tomato, chickpea, broccoli and feta pasta

Many of our meals lately involve throwing things together before they rot in the fridge. Oh the glamour. Sometimes the dishes work out pretty well. Baby tomatoes were on special and we ended up with the fridge filled with starting to … Continue reading

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Mushroom, brinjal, lentil, pea and fresh basil lasagna

Veg lasagna used to be one of the only veg meals you could find on most restaurant menus. It has always been the go-to safe option for meat eaters cooking for vegetarians. Often soggy and tasteless. A good lasagna can … Continue reading

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Sundried tomato and pistachio pesto

After waddling into the new year, wishing for a belly trolley, I decided I had better squeeze a few more recipes in before I get sidetracked with the imminent pterodactchild. I had hoped to kick off the year with some … Continue reading

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Thai chickpea curry

As mentioned in the previous post about our favourite veg Thai recipe book, a dear friend of ours had her birthday in June (yes, I know this is a looooong time ago now), and for her birthday we gave her … Continue reading

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Roast baby tomato, basil, lentil and danish feta / blue cheese tarte tatin with rocket

I am not usually the pastry person but I had to suck it up and face the puff. The pi captain and my mum (who we were staying with transitionally while waiting for our furniture to arrive) were working late, … 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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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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