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Floret forest

I stumbled¬†upon this recipe originally many years ago because I had a heap of broccoli and wasn’t sure what to do with it. I wasn’t especially a fan, but Dave was. 562 more words


Sweet treats

1. A friend came home from France with a madeleine pan for me. I had never had the urge to make madeleines before, but now I have a madeleine pan. 193 more words



As a privileged first-world person I have many boring things to complain about. Today it was lunch. I do not like deciding on lunch, and I do not like having what I decided to have for lunch be unavailable. 130 more words



Annie Smithers loves her vegetable garden and cooking. With ninety per cent of the produce she cooks at her restaurant Du Fermier coming from her own garden, to say that Annie cares about the food she cooks is an understatement. 799 more words

Conversation With A Chef

Candied orange peel

Take some orange peel. Bring it to the boil a couple of times to soften them and lose some of the bitterness. Then let them simmer in a heavy sugar syrup (1:1) for about an hour. 147 more words


Quinces baked in honey

‘They dined on mince, and slices of quince
Which they ate with a runcible spin
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, 433 more words


Red wedding (no, not that one!)

The bunch of red grapes were looking at me accusingly. They’d been sitting on the bench for a few days and were starting to get that tired look, though still OK. 626 more words