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Lamb Stew with Orzo, Olives and Butter Beans

The general structure for this dish comes from one in Modern Mediterranean Cooking by Elen Balashova. Her recipe suggested this dish could be completed on the cook top is around an hour by just simmering the lamb shanks. 509 more words


Tomato Paste a/k/a Summer in a Jar

This weekend’s project (which really did take most of the weekend) was to make tomato  paste. I never tackled this before but seemed like it was a worthwhile project to use the overabundance of ripe Roma tomatoes that had suddenly appeared in the basement. 439 more words

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The Wonders of Tomato Powder

There is a new ritual in my house. The main harvest of tomatoes is canned, so I am dehydrating those that ripen two or three at a time. 497 more words



Among Mum’s recipe collection I’ve found a great sheet put out by the Pampas pastry people.  It has lots of Finger Food Recipes so I thought with Christmas entertaining fast approaching I’d share some of them with you.   22 more words

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Sunday’s supper will be oh so good. Looking forward to lovingly rip this beautiful slab (pork ribs) apart. I’ll  devour each morsel of slightly sweet, tart and mouth-watering flesh which was cooked to perfection. 86 more words



Although the sun might be shinning and it’s not quite picnic season yet, I couldn’t resist adding this recipe to the collection.  Of course you could have it hot for lunch or an evening meal with vegetables, but cold with a few slices of fresh bread and a little chutney………..yum.

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Revisiting Tomato Paste

So, if anybody is curious about the results of the infamous tomato paste experiment, I’m declaring it a success. As a really quick recap, I spent the summer grossing out friends and family by eating a table spoon of tomato paste every day in the hopes that it would let me avoid using sunblock. 121 more words