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Summer’s Here – Of Peaches, Figs & Elderflowers

TweetA sudden craving to be pottering around in the kitchen means – oh there it is –  a new season has arrived, bringing with it fresh produce and inspiration renewed. I’m as ever predictably whimsy. I had, not a small, … Continue reading

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Of Pasta & Figs

TweetI love the transition between Summer and Autumn possibly most of all of any of the other season’s handovers. It’s perhaps no coincidence then that this ephemeral, twilight period is when figs drop auspiciously into shops, causing my heart to … Continue reading

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N’duja, Mozzarella and Basil Fritters

Tweet When toying with recipes, I often create a draft with notes in here that I might spend a week adding to and/or amending. I generally have a notion of what I want to make, it will then evolve as … Continue reading

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Pizza Fritta – yup, that’s deep fried pizza

Tweet You know you’ve developed a bit of a reputation/problem, when it gets to the point on a Saturday morning when the boy asks if he should pick something up for dinner “or are you going to make something crazy?”. … Continue reading

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Zucchini Two Ways

Tweet Call me pretentious, but I’ve always preferred the rather more exotic name of zucchini ever since I spent a year in Australia and learnt what the word meant, along with equally curious sounding at the time eggplant and capsicum. The … Continue reading

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Strawberry & Basil Friands & a Kammerlings Cocktail

Tweet  It seems that Summer, what we had of it anyway, has finally left us and the days now start with that touch of crispness and scent of decaying foliage that heralds the beginning of Autumn. In an effort to wring out … Continue reading

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