Photo-A-Day: May 1st 2017

I love coriander (a.k.a. cilantro). It’s one of my absolute favourite flavours. If someone told me they don’t like coriander I’d find that as difficult to comprehend as if they’d said they don’t like chocolate. Just crazy!

Photo-A-Day: March 28th 2017

I mentioned a while ago that husband gets squicked by me referring to the inner parts of a pepper as a placenta. So you can imagine his response today when I cut into a pepper whilst we were making dinner and said “ooh, there’s a foetus in here!”

Turning The Leaf

October may seem like an odd time for new beginnings. We’re nearing the end of the year and – at least in this hemisphere – the days are growing longer and darker. But though New Year might be the traditional time for starting afresh, there’s no reason not to stand up and start over at…

Pat-a-Cake: Toblerone Cheesecake

Last Sunday was Appi‘s birthday. S and I decided that we would make him a cake as his birthday present. We love baking, and everyone should have a cake on their birthday, so it seemed a sensible choice. And it seems to be what we do for everyone’s birthdays, but we’ve not had any complaints.…

Curry Chickpea Burgers

What do you think of when someone says “burger”? Is it thick meaty patties, dripping with grease, encased in the ubiquitous flat white buns with sesame seeds sprinkled on top? Perhaps there’s a limp lettuce leaf, slice of tomato and some plastic-y cheese in there. Maybe some gherkins, a squiggle of ketchup or mayonnaise. Or…