Category Archives: vegetarian

padrón peppers

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A couple of weeks ago in the guardian’s Saturday Magazine, Yotam Ottolenghi gave us a recipe using padrón peppers.  I have eaten these in Tenerife but not cooked like this!  Fast forward a week or so to when I was looking for inspiration … Continue reading

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manãna, manãna

I’m afraid to say that the words ‘manãna, manãna’ seem to have featured rather a lot in my life lately.  I know that while I have been resting my sore foot I should have been writing heaps but I just … Continue reading

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another day, another cauli

Over the winter I have soup for lunch most days.  I like make a few different soups and freeze them so that I don’t get bored having the same one every day.  Last week I made cauliflower and almond which … Continue reading

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black garlic

Black garlic? I had never heard of it until I read Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi (another of the books from the pile on my kitchen table). My black garlic arrived in my order from the online shop at Ottolenghi. … Continue reading

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Saturday afternoon in the kitchen

I really enjoy a Saturday afternoon in the kitchen, taking a bit more time preparing dinner and usually making something for dessert too. So this weekend we had something from Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (one … Continue reading

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feed a cold …

… and I have, I have! My mother always used to say ‘feed a cold and starve a fever’ so I’ve been doing just that. I’m sure she’d be proud of me doing what I was told for once (I … Continue reading

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greenhouse round-up

When we came back from our summer holiday (ages ago) my neighbour had very kindly looked after the greenhouse and a lovely tray of tomatoes was waiting for us! Some of the tomatoes weren’t great in either flavour or texture … Continue reading

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