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National Curry Week

Posted On: October 26th, 2018 - In: Recipes

So this is National Curry Week- a strange concept to me in many ways, not least of all because there is actually no such thing as curry in India. Every dish has its own name, and no meal is seen generically as ‘curry’, which is simply an English term for Indian food. There are various


Posted On: November 29th, 2015 - In: Recipes

“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, an emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness” – Alex Haley I am fascinated by

Seasons to be cheerful

Posted On: September 6th, 2015 - In: Recipes

Sweet summer is fading fast; the days are gradually getting shorter, the evenings greet us a little earlier each day, and there is a smell of autumn in the air. Adorable autumn, with her intoxicatingly beautiful hues, veritable jewels of nature. Soon the trees will offer us a show of such enchanting, tantalising grace, as

Nettle soup and a Mother’s love

Posted On: May 24th, 2015 - In: Recipes

Cooking has been a lifelong passion for me, a passion that has found its way into my psyche via my mother, who has an innate and perfect understanding of how to combine ingredients, spices and quantities and have a fabulously perfect synergistic outcome. My mother has never used recipes, but instead has memorised virtually every