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Kate Forsyth - Bitter Greens

Easy read Bon-Bon with surprisingly satisfying dark, tough centre. And a feminist, and erotic tale, to boot!

This is a clever page turner, kind of easy, kind of straight forward. 858 more words

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Bitter Melon Greens & Tofu Soup - Soba Noodle Bowl

Yesterday I stopped by the Asia Market close to my home to pick up some fresh tofu and Chinese broccoli. I love to explore its floor-to-ceiling packed aisles and experiment with newly found ingredients. 1,240 more words


Sorrel Spot.

I’d never tasted it before yesterday, but it was on offer at the fabulous Boise Farmers Market, and I was game to try it. At home, when I bit into the leaves, the sour flavor that flooded my tongue seemed perfectly representative of the day: a series of mild vexations of the sort foul-natured little beasts like me are apt to exaggerate into the End of the World. 125 more words


Gime shaak (Bitter greens) with potatoes

An integral part of the five course Bengali meal is the ‘Teto’ or bitter dish that one starts the meal with. Usually served in small portions in one corner of your plate, the teto is meant to cleanse your palate and make everything that follows taste a notch above the usual. 353 more words


KATE FORSYTH: Notebooks for her novel BITTER GREENS

SPOTLIGHT: My notebooks for my novel BITTER GREENS.

Earlier this week Kate Forsyth shared some original pages from her notebooks for Bitter Greens. She’s an amazing author and a real inspiration to new writers so I just had to share what I think is something great from one of my favourite writers.


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Meatless Monday - Spicy Tofu with Sauteed Greens

Calling all tofu lovers! This one is for you… Even if you’re not a big fan of tofu, this might change your mind. The tofu is crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, nestling in a bed of gingery greens and topped with a spicy Asian chili sauce. 1,085 more words

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