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I am back! Well, I was always there, just keeping quiet on the blog.  2021 held so much promise. Like many people, we looked forward to a year of relative normalcy: kids finishing school, resuming uni, house projects, travelling… Unfortunately, like for many people, COVID-19 decided to stick around a wee longer and rain on our parade, meaning major changes to any plans we started the year with.  For months, we lived… Read More

Have you ever had red wombok before?  It is similar to a traditional Chinese cabbage, otherwise known as wombok, except that it is well, red. Bordering on purple. It shares the same nutritional benefits , being rich in vitamin C and A as well as calcium and fibre. It is also low in fat and calories, which makes it ideal for those of us trying to eat on the lighter side (… Read More

Half a pumpkin, two beetroots and a few broccoli stems. That was the extent of our supplies one Monday night.  To be fair, we did have some meat in the fridge, but after a heavy Sunday roast,  the whole family felt like a light vegetarian dinner.  With my vegetable box due in the next 48 hours, I didn’t want to shop for extra and actually was keen to see if we could… Read More

Imagine our place a few days ago: it’s summer school holidays, the house is full of teenage girls hanging out by the pool or the trampoline, the dog is running around like crazy relishing the extra attention, I am pottering around keeping a loose eye on the group. Earlier that afternoon, Anne came and asked if the friends could stay for dinner. Mr T smiled and nodded “ Sure, we’ll order pizzas… Read More

Recently I surprised myself ( and everyone that knows me ) by subscribing to a fresh food delivery service. I know what you are going to say. “ Voahangy, you love menu planning, shopping for food, prep and set up, etc…How can you ask someone else to do it for you, let alone PAY them??” Well, I will say that they are clever marketing people, who appeal to my love of cooking… Read More