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Vegan baking cheat sheet

Vegan baking cheat sheet

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Just another hard boiled egg.

Just another hard boiled egg.

I bet you think an egg is something you casually order for breakfast when you can’t think of anything else. Well, so did I once, but that was before the egg and I.  Claudette Colbert  At our home we love eggs. We really do. I make sure Sara eats one every day. To become a “strong girl […]

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An apple a day.

An apple a day.

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.”  Jane Austen  Image : here

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Hoisin chicken with a bean salad

Hoisin chicken with a bean salad

Some weekdays all you want to do is reach for a bottle of sauce and come up with dinner that is not only kid friendly but also gets made on its own. The ones with kids would understand this perfectly. Hoisin chicken takes minutes to put together, works beautifully for children who love to get their fingers and […]

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Kitchen prints

Kitchen prints

Absolutely adore these vintage household print advertisements of the 1950s. I am thinking of collecting some of these and putting them in my kitchen. What do you think? Would you like to see some kitchen prints (free downloads) on the blog? Images :  here

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Blue cheese,ham & celery muffins

Blue cheese,ham & celery muffins

 A savoury muffin?? Life is full of enough disappointments, Gary!  A savoury muffin?! I don’t know you anymore. Miranda Hart But trust me once you’ve tried this you will be addicted and will be wanting more.   Blue cheese,ham & celery,bacon with sweet corn,onion with brie and figs (my favorite),peanut butter and salted peanuts (sara’s favorite),smoked ham and […]

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Confession time.

Confession time.

I have a bookrack next to my bed that houses my modest collection of cookbooks/food memoirs. Ahem…82 when I last counted them. Each time I order a new one I am asked why do you need so many cookbooks/food memoirs? Call it a fetish, weakness or whatever…psychological disorder, anyone? But the truth is that there […]

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The Masala Dabba

The Masala Dabba

What is round, made up of stainless steel and found in nearly every Indian home?  Our Masala Dabba (Indian spice box).  And though the cook in me loves the utility of having a box like this the dreamer-me wants something more vintage-y and charming. Come join me and drool.  How about a carved wooden box? A Persian brass spice box. Ornate. […]

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Baked eggs with ham and sundried tomatoes

Baked eggs with ham and sundried tomatoes

The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs.  The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.Martina Navratilova And I am not sure amongst the several things that I love to do (and fortunately for me my interests = work = happy me = sometimes disappearing from the blog, oops…sorry) which ones to get merely involved with and […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

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