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Herbed yoghurt potato salad and marinated chickpea, avo, baby spinach and cranberry salad

I miss seeing my feet. Its not that I have particularly beautiful feet (very few people do), its just that back in the cold I am always wearing socks. Now that we are back from Cyprus, we have returned to … Continue reading

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Marrow in tomato, bougouri and salad

This meal was made with ingredients from the farm. My mum threw it together for lunch. After mopping every last morsel and as I had the pleasure of doing almost every day, I lay down and read my novel, Sea … Continue reading

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Wholewheat cous cous with roast butternut, olives, sundried tomatoes, feta, nuts and baby spinach

Another quickish meal for the starving. I made this the other night and haven’t gotten round to post it. I know I have said in the past that I am not the biggest fan of cous cous, but it was … 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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Jeera, yoghurt potato salad with fresh garlic, dhanya and green chilli

I can’t remember how this recipe emerged from, but it is a version of mayo-less potato salad I have been making for years. OK, it is another baby potato recipe… they have been very cheap from the veg shop (4 … 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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The Savage Kitchen: Courgette Fritters

Yesterday evening I had the pleasure of friend and local foodie, Anna Savage, cooking me dinner. Inspired by a Nigella Lawson recipe, Anna made courgette fritters, garlic yoghurt and a delicious fresh pea, tomato and cucumber salad. There were only … Continue reading

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Ian’s dhal from Mrs Marie

This is a dish that Mrs Marie taught Ian many years ago and he has been making it ever since as a quick dinner option or something to serve with other curries. It really is quick and can be a … Continue reading

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Vannessa’s dhanya yoghurt

There are a lot of different versions of the dhanya yoghurt I made a while back. This is Vannessa’s very garlicy version. Ingredients Plain yoghurt Half a bunch of dhanya A few cloves of garlic (I lost count…) Whereas I … Continue reading

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Dhanya yoghurt

Dhanya yoghurt is so easy and can be served with any curry. I could eat it with almost any meal or even on its own! Ingredients Cup of yoghurt Half a bunch of dhanya The amounts depend on how many … Continue reading

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