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Mindful, heart intact and a bit of cucumber

Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe award speech attracted a lot of attention for the clear message from it.  I’m not going to linger on that, but rather her departing comment that caught my attention:  “Take your broken heart and make it into art.” 1,239 more words

Seasonal Cooking | Easy Cold Soups in Summer

The hot weather continues in Adelaide with stunning sunrises and sunsets. Cold soups are perfect, and I have stumbled across a great way to prepare them quickly and easily. 445 more words


Chilled Beetroot Soup

A glorious and colourful start to a meal. Royal red beetroot transformed into a soup. I had fennel flowers sitting on the kitchen bench so these went into the soup as well, with some plain yoghurt. 186 more words


Quick Tomato and Cucumber Cold Soup

Cucumber is so cooling in these hot months. With tomato it is even better. This soup is gorgeous. Not quite gazpacho, it is definitely similar. Best eaten chilled, it can have yoghurt stirred through. 343 more words


Riots of reds, festivals and feathers

It has been a somewhat riotous time in South Africa over the last few months.  Funny how, 1976, 1986 and now 2016 are all memorable because of riots – about education.  587 more words

Fabulous Fabric Of Life



Process 4 cups roughly chopped green tomatoes (I like to use zebra), one cup peeled, chopped cucumber, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, one teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 2 slices white bread in a blender until smooth.   37 more words



Another one of my all time favorite summer recipes. And even though we have oficially entered the season of fall, it continues to be hot here in L.A. 268 more words