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Cinco de Mayo – Tequila & Tacos

"Why did the Mexican push his wife off the cliff? Tequila!" Yes, I do write my own material and yes, I am here all week (try the veal) etc. Anyway, it's ...

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Healthy Procrastination 2

    Welcome to this week's (belated) round up of my internet time-wasting! Nice little piece on great inexpensive kitchen finds at Ikea. I have about half the things on the ...

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My Food Rules

"Don't eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn't recognise as food"  - Michael Pollen (Food Rules) So, yes, I have been deliberately avoiding telling you exactly what I mean by "healthy eating" and explaining ...

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Recipe Index

"An index is a great leveller" - George Bernard Shaw What does that even mean? Who knows? Who cares? Not me because the Buckwheat Adventure recipe index is now UP AND ...

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Healthy Procrastination

A quick round-up of some of the ways I've been spending my time on the internet this week. Because, in the words of Marthe Troly-Curtin: time you enjoy wasting is not ...

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Zuni Café Roast Chicken & Bread Salad

“Los Angeles? That’s just a big parking lot where you buy a hamburger for the trip to San Francisco” – John Lennon Why am I telling you about a roast chicken?  BORING! Well, ...

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Salmon Tartare & Rye Crackers

"In 1998 a poll revealed that 54.4% of Icelanders said they believed in elves"  - Michael Booth, The Nearly Almost Perfect People I had intended to introduce this recipe with something about the ...

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Jamie’s Rescue Me Kedgeree

"In England, you're allowed to have an opinion - as long as it comes out of your mouth" - Jamie Oliver I hadn't intended to put a Jamie Oliver quote on ...

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Fruit & Nut Soda Bread

 "We've always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English" - Winston Churchill My foray into the world of Baking with Wholegrains continues to be, shall we say, ...

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Chicken Satay Brown Rice Bowl

"Is this chicken, what I have, or is this fish? I know it's tuna, but it says "Chicken of the Sea" - Jessica Simpson I really can't think of anything to ...

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Gwyneth’s Carrot & Ginger Dressing

"I'd rather smoke crack than eat cheese from a can" - Gwyneth Paltrow (2011) It occurred to me today, while queuing in the Post Office for the fourth time, that I wouldn't ...

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