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Herby feta bougouri, with lemon chickpea baby marrow, and brussels sprouts

Can you believe it? We still eat food! Usually boring easy peasy whatever is not rotting in the fridge food… But the other evening (it was a while back now because although I managed to document the cooking, it has … Continue reading

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Refried black beans, sweetcorn and dhanya salsa, avo and sour cream burritos

Why life are you so mad? It is at least 2 months since I first made this dish (as documented here). In the interim I have made it 3 or 4 more times, tweaking as I go along. I used … Continue reading

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Black bean, green bean, dhanya, sesame seed and chilli salad

I know most people think I am insane but I miss the humidity of Durban. I miss swimming through the air. And I miss the summery salads on our stoep in Seaview. A salad on our stoep here would often … Continue reading

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Dhanya and green chilli sweetcorn fritters with grated parmesan

I didn’t grow up with sweetcorn fritters. They were always an exotic luxury I had at other people’s houses. I grew up on birthday parties with cheese, gherkins and raisins instead of fritos and cheese curls. For many years I … Continue reading

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Spicy beans and cheese on toast

As I have mentioned before, my interest in food and cooking has dramatically waned over the past 6 months. I am all for the quick fix at the moment. The other day, in the absence of 2min noodles, and with … Continue reading

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Thai son-in-law eggs

As you know, I am not an egg fan, but somehow all the flavours of this recipe kill the overpowering egg flavour. Eggs actually become somehow tasty. I learned the recipe years ago while studying for the first incarnation of … Continue reading

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Spicy lentil soup

I got back from the heat of Cairo into winter edging its way through the cape. The most exciting thing about the cold is that we have an excuse to light our fire, which is a novelty for us Durbanites, … Continue reading

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