Category Archives: Lunch

Yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere

Hi folks Some yummy sounding recipes from around the blogosphere that I would like to try.  As I was gazing at them I thought that maybe you’d like to try them too. So here they are: Homemade chai and chai concentrate … Continue reading

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This week (or two) in my kitchen

:: Soup season continues its yummy way through the cold using my frozen chicken stock from earlier in the year :: Blueberry muffins! Nuff said 🙂 :: The best apply crumble I’ve ever made, flavoured with lemon rind and ginger, … Continue reading

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Soup season

It’s cold outside, wet too and there’s nothing quite like a big steamy bowl of soup with sourdough toast and butter. I hope your autumn is not too cold, has a bit more sun in it than mine and you … Continue reading

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Berry and apple jam

A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”.  Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam.  We eat all sorts … Continue reading

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This summer in my kitchen…

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Plate it up!

When the heat of summer hits the last thing I feel like doing is making the kitchen hotter by cooking.  And so we have lots of what we call “plates”.  You could call them tasting plates or tapas or appertisers. … Continue reading

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Go to soup: Leek, potato and cauliflower

Every winter we seem to have a “go to soup” that is our all out favourite for the season.  We end up cooking it every second or third time we have soup that year and then in future years it … Continue reading

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Lunch quest: ideas from around the blogosphere and interwebs

I’ve been doing a bit of blog and web surfing as part of my quest to spice up my home-made work lunches and reduce the number of times I buy lunch at work.  Here are my best finds so far … Continue reading

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Wet and wild weather calls for soup innovation

This weekend my state is having some of its heaviest rainfall in years.  I just read in the newspaper that the flooding is the worst in 15 years (not near us luckily).  It’s wet.  Though surprising not too cold.  It’s … Continue reading

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My Sunday: a photographic journal

:: scrambled eggs and toast from home-made bread for breakfast :: A batch of orange and cumquat marmalade :: Minestrone soup and more toast with home-made bread for lunch :: Yummy and easy fruit bread :: Lemon grass and ginger … Continue reading

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