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Chimichurri inspired pea dip, chickpea & rice flour flatbreads, plus a 'fiesta' of dishes in my kitchen..happy Friday!

Its been a busy few weeks, I’ve done a huge amount of cooking for family, but with no time to take photos, it’s been all about getting the food served rather than photographed…I guess it’s only fair sometimes, to actually get on and serve the food, right?? 464 more words

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Cooking grains successfully every time..

I regularly eat bowls of grains topped and mixed with various vegetables, seeds, cheeses and/or dips and sauces. Grains replace rice or pasta for me. These provide my lunches and dinners and even sometimes, my breakfast :) … 611 more words

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My dukkah with a difference..


Dukkah is typically a mixture of roasted nuts, seeds and spices, all chopped to a tasty crunchy crumb mixture. It is very often mixed with olive oil and bread is dipped into it. 296 more words

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Roasted hemp seed dip..

I’ve continued playing with hemp seeds recently…for starters, I’ve been roasting them – like everything, roasting them really enhances the flavour..

As they are such tiny seeds you do have to keep a close eye on them when you roast them, they can very quickly and easily get burnt. 190 more words

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Spiced spinach, buckwheat & cheese baked flatbreads/pancakes/pizza bases...

Welcome to Friday!!! Or…depending where you are, I hope you’ve had a good Friday and a good week? Let me share with you a recent creation from my kitchen..colour, goodness and flavour all in one go.. 307 more words

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My Indian feast with spiced bread rolls..



This was my Saturday night dinner, an amalgamation of tried and trested recipes plus some experimentation. I spent the whole afternoon cooking these dishes plus some meat dishes for my family…and then the whole dinner was eaten in about 20 minutes!!! 767 more words

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Liquid gold: roasted pine nut butter..

As my brain twists and turns through the day, I am forever pondering new food ideas; I look in my actual kitchen cupboards and I look in the virtual kitchen cupboards inside my head and ponder new concoctions, and ways to push recipes and ingredients and classical food ideas; I have great fun in this world inside my head and even greater fun when I then try things out for real; not everything works out as you expect, which usually that just leads to a different outcome, nothing is ever a failure. 175 more words

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