Pineapple & Coconut Sojee (Semolina Pudding)

Oct 10

Pineapple & Coconut Sojee (Semolina Pudding)

I approach the eating of sojee, a sweet Indian dish made with semolina, as prandial bookends; first served as an appetizer to sweetly prep the palate and line the stomach, and again as a dessert or pre-dessert, if you have the guts for it.

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Freshly Blogged Challenge #4: Cabbage and Pilchard Foldovers with Bean and Feta Dip

Jul 29

Freshly Blogged Challenge #4: Cabbage and Pilchard Foldovers with Bean and Feta Dip

I remember coming home from school to lunches of canned pilchard curry. Delicious scooped up with soft white bread, it didn’t matter that the smell of canned fish lingered long after the swallowing, it was one of the most satisfying meals. This week’s Freshly Blogged challenge headlined Lucky Star Pilchards, cabbage, brown rice, green beans and feta...

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Single-serving Eggless Microwave Cake with Wasabi Chocolate Ganache

Sep 18

Single-serving Eggless Microwave Cake with Wasabi Chocolate Ganache

Not only is this wasabi chocolate and coconut milk ganache a glammy way to dress up a homely cake, it makes for an addictive fruit dipping sauce.

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Roasted Balsamic Strawberry Salad

Aug 19

Roasted Balsamic Strawberry Salad

Strawberries and balsamic vinegar are like a very rare celebrity marriage.Taste-makers in their own right, bring them together for a glamorous and starry partnership that will never twinkle out.

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Pap/Polenta Canapé Bases

Aug 13

Pap/Polenta Canapé Bases

Deal with leftover pap or polenta by transforming them into canapé bases.

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Home-made chocolate walnut spread

May 23

Home-made chocolate walnut spread

There's something about Nutella that induces a Pavlovian reaction at its very mention. It's almost sacrosanct. So much so that my little concoction may be considered a blasphemy. My version incorporates walnuts and is influenced by the toffee-notes in the agave nectar I used.

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