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Reblogged - The Happy Hour, or: A working woman’s breakfast

Apart from food, one of my interests is ancient Egypt and the following blog reminds me of my time in Egypt as well as giving an insight into what ancient Egyptians ate……enjoy! 62 more words


Asparagus and Broad Bean Risotto, Superfresh

Risottos (risotti) are usually hearty and rich affairs, and recently I’ve been in the mood for one, but was tired of the expected over-richness of the usual suspects; mushroom risottos, saffron risottos etc. 575 more words


Planning the Different Plots

Here is last week’s unposted (until now) post:

A new year and only slowly surfacing from flu, it’s time to think about the developing plot and its flowers as well as the other plots and places I grow in, with a hope that this year there will be an overall plan that works for all of them without one suffering complete neglect. 447 more words

Barcelona’s busiest road junction is…

…full of surprises actually.

El nus de la Trinitat is Barcelona’s answer to spaghetti junction, with no fewer than four busy motorways converging here. It’s the city most beaten track by far, but also off the beaten track for most. 279 more words

The Happy Hour, or: A working woman's breakfast

So here we have it: the best way to start the day in Egypt if you have hard work ahead of you in the garden (or any other kind of physical work): … 611 more words

Growing Broad Beans

Broad Beans, lima beans, fava beans and horse beans are a staple in our diet.  They are meaty, chocked full of flavor and frankly, delicious.  Do not eat them raw though… They are excellent cooked with deep flavored herbs such as sage, oregano, rosemary and thyme. 367 more words


From the garden.

Over the past week, it has been so hot here in Melbourne (getting up around 40 degrees celcius) everything around the place, including me, has been wilting.  384 more words