Tag archive for tomatoes

Greek ‘Tabbouli’-Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

The first thing you should know about this post is that I’m ‘phoning it in’. I’m currently ‘on location’ in Seattle, where an epic childhood summer is being played out by my two children. I think I’m the over-worked and under-appreciated Assistant Director in this…

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Full English Breakfast

When you hear ‘The Full Monty’ you automatically think of steel workers on stage, ripping off their leathers, right?

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Serendipity Soup (or ‘From Tragedy, Triumph’)

Serendipity is one of my favourite words. Such a happy concept – it’s almost a motto. Which is why I was perversely delighted when I made a total mangle of last night’s dinner. I had been trying to make what we in our family call…

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Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie

Regular readers will already be familiar with my Nan, as I have featured a couple of her recipes (Kahlua and Trifle) on here. I have also mentioned her Shepherd’s Pie, which was a regular feature in my mom’s cooking repertoire.  I used to make it…

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13-Olive Spaghetti Mediterraneo

You may be wondering what is so earth-shattering about a recipe for spaghetti sauce. Well, nothing. And that’s kind of the point. When it’s so easy to make your own, there’s really no reason to go buying sauce in jars (except perhaps to keep in…

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