Category Archives: Miscellany

Socca Crepe/Pancake/Flatbread

Socca is a very universal recipe using gram/chickpea flour with seasonings, a little oil and water to make a batter.   The addition of herbs and/or spices make a pleasant change.  Cumin seeds can be added, but I like using sesame … Continue reading

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Colourful Coleslaw

I love having a bowl of coleslaw in the fridge as it goes with so many different dishes.   This recipe is simple to make and will last in the fridge for a few days. In addition to the cabbage, onions … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

There are some dishes which really are a match made in heaven with coconut rice. I like this recipe as it can be made in advance and it also freezes beautifully.  Always make sure it is piping hot when re-heating … Continue reading

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Banana Bread #1

I don’t know where this recipe came from – I found it written on a scrappy bit of paper at the bottom of my recipe pile with only very brief instructions written on it in my almost-forgotten shorthand. It’s a … Continue reading

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Pink Apple Crumble

Last Autumn a lovely friend on the Isle of Wight gave me a huge supply of beautiful red eating apples.  They were windfalls but that didn’t matter one bit.   I have no idea of the variety of apple but … Continue reading

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Pomegranate, Bacon and Onion Stuffing

Our Christmas and New Year did not go according to plan.   It was all down to our cat Joseph being very poorly and we were unable to leave him, so New Year away was cancelled. I was going to take … Continue reading

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Follow-up on Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding

Following on from my post of 10th December about making my gluten-free Christmas Pudding, I just had to write to let everyone know just how good it was.  It is very easy to just try out a recipe on yourself … Continue reading

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