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Tomato and Walnut Pilaf

Pilaf, a middle eastern dish (often) isn’t really supposed to be cooked in the oven, but if you use brown rice, which has a firmer texture when cooked, the grains stay appetisingly separate, as they should be.  258 more words


Cowboy Crepes with Sausages

(Baked Bean Pancakes sounded a bit prosaic)

This is a crispy,  tangy and surprisingly tasty breakfast.  My family loves them, so I sometimes make them for dinner too, adding a chopped red pepper to the pancake batter and serving a salad on the side. 365 more words


Mid Autumn Pie: Bobotie Mince Two Potato Pie

This mixture of earthy and sweet potatoes is El Dorado for mash lovers.  Bobotie is a famous South African mince dish which usually has a slightly eggy topping which I replaced with potatoes.  312 more words


Pantomime Peas

Or Giant Peas and Tiny Sausages, or Topsy Turvy Dinner

These are a bit of whimsy, invented after a trip to see “Jack and the Beanstalk” where they bounced inflatable giant peas into the audience.   378 more words


Lemony Pitta Hazelnut Loaf with Miso and Tahini Sauce

This loaf starts life in Britain then travels to the Middle and Far East, and its sauce travels in the same direction.  Nut loaves are not an exact science but they do need some experimentation. 604 more words


A Tad Thai

Do you ever fancy a particular dish but don’t have all the ingredients?  This was born of such a craving, but not the wherewithal, for Pad Thai. 323 more words


Spring Spiral High Tea

Corn and Red Pepper Sushi; Tamari Dipping Sauce; Radish and Celery Relish with Miso; Wasabi Hummus Pinwheel Sandwiches and Coconut Lime Banoffee Pie 910 more words