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Pissaladiere-esque

Mmmm… one of my favourite dishes my sister Gabi used to make frequently was a Provencale pissaladiere.  A delicious mix of caramelised onions, piqued by tomato, olive and anchovy as I remember.  I sort of recreated/bastardised/enhanced/changed beyond reasonable recognition, whatever … Continue reading

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Pear, Amaretto and Almond Praline Flan

The pressure’s on… it’s the annual family boxing day shindig, held courtesy of my sister Gabi.  The subtext is food.  Or actually, no, the foreground, the main event and the icing on the cake is food…the subtext is competition.  Unwritten, … Continue reading

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Turn on a sixpence nectarine, almond and ricotta tart

I LOVE instant – and this is about as instant as it gets in the world of sophisticated-seeming puddings. Nectarine season – its pretty over really; consequently I ended up feeling a little cheated when my final box of nectarines … Continue reading

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forage pie or earthly delights

mmmm… despite the sudden influx of summer sunny warmth, I’ve been basking in thoughts of autumn foraging.  I made the most amazing forage pie last autumn season, all plucked a mere tiptoe from the back door.  What you see above … Continue reading

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