Monthly Archives: November 2012


Cumin and Potato Stottie, Vegetable Lecso- revenge of the root vegetables

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I am chided by my veg box. In a week when food poverty  and a growth in the consumption of processed foods is highlighted as on the increase, I am feeling guilty by the mound of vegetables I’ve failed to get through … Continue reading


Why bother making Christmas Cake?

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“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there”. (LP Hartley, The Go-Between) Well actually I’d like to challenge that. And I’m going to raise the stakes with an argument for home made Christmas cake. Ian Jack  reviewed the … Continue reading


Elvis Bars for Election Week: Peanut Butter and Jelly slices

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Elvis famously voted with his stomach. He would however have recognised the manic criss crossing of the US by the candidates chasing votes as he famously flew 1000 miles by private jet in search of a peanut butter and jelly … Continue reading