Category Archives: cooking

Eggplant Caponata with Peppadews

We’re economizing this month due to a new addition to the household. More on his kennel coughing ways due imminently, perhaps after the weekly vet visits cease. I’m not great at sticking to a strict budget for food, but I’m … Continue reading

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Bacon Avocado Pizza

AKA the best pizza in the universe. I’m not kidding when I say I can live on bacon and avocado pizza. In fact, in South Africa I do. It’s the single greatest combinations of flavours on a cheese-less pizza. Fat, … Continue reading

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Delicious dairy-free tuna noodle casserole

Even though I can’t have milk, I still crave creamy, carby comfort foods. While mac & cheese is still a pipe dream, one dish which I’ve become pretty good at is an updated oven-baked tuna noodle casserole. My tuna noodle … Continue reading

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The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Aloo Kofta

Now that we’re back from the wedding, I’m getting to the important business of cooking from my new cookbooks. I’m on a bit of a meat hangover from South Africa; it’s not a complaint, but after three weeks straight of … Continue reading

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Saturday night chicken & mushroom pasta

Saturday afternoons and evenings are my big cooking nights. Because I’m shuffling between two houses/cities/counties, sometimes the Saturday afternoon dinner shop is the only driving reason to get out of the house. Especially if it’s cold, wet and miserable, as … Continue reading

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First: Books & cooked for 2011

In which the expat reads books about Italian food and refuses to call dinner ‘spagbol’. Continue reading

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