Tag archive for vegan

Fig Truffles

Sinfully indulgent yet healthy? It’s true. Oh, and they’re incredibly easy to make.

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Cebollitas

My 100th post, entirely in keeping with my ethos: A simple and easy way of bringing the exotic home.

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Guacamole, Two Ways

OK, so it’s the 5th of May. If you’re in the US, particularly California and the southwest, or (ahem) an American living abroad, you’ll probably be making a lot more of this holiday than even the Mexicans do.

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Hummus

The first rule of Hummus is that you do not talk about Hummus. Therefore, once this post has been published, my life may be in danger.

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Greek Butternut Soup

I’m not very good at soups. Actually I’m really great at opening a can of Campbell’s, but not at making soup from scratch. And yet it really is very easy, so I have no excuse.

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Naan-a’eesh Za’atar

Za’atar, a blend of thyme, sesame seeds and other spices which vary by region, is a Middle Eastern staple. My favourite way of eating za’atar is as mana’eesh, where it is mixed with olive oil and baked onto bread.

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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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