What have we here?

Soup? A painting? A view into deep space? A close-up of a petrie dish? If you guessed SOUP, you're correct! This is our version of Redeeming Green Soup with Lemon & Cayenne with apologies to Kate who created this recipe and photographed it so beautifully on her own site. A family member was feeling delicate,... Continue Reading →

Hot wet rice*

With thanks to The Kates here in Australia for one of the funniest, satirical comedies, and an entire episode featuring "hot, wet rice" * aka The Thermomix episode. Anyway, this post isn't about kitchen appliances or comedy, it's about rice, in particular the unpolished red rice - mottakkaruppan rice - traditionally from Kerala. I found... Continue Reading →

What’s cooking?

The other night I overcooked a huge quantity of beautiful French - puy -lentils. That wasn't my intention. I love these little pulses: they don't need pre-soaking, they cook in 20 minutes, they're chewy and nutty and earthy, and they're the best lentils for tossing through a salad or a tray-bake. Sadly they lose their... Continue Reading →

A simple, light lunch

Today we wanted to use up a few things in the fridge and make a fuss-free meal. Just waiting to be used sooner rather than later were these ingredients: Left-over mashed cauliflower, previously lightly boiled in a little salted water Grated cheddar cheese Spring onions (scallions) Almond flakes Big field mushrooms Mix the first 4... Continue Reading →

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