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an angel peed on my tongue: jerk chicken pineapple skewers

I don’t quite understand the Dutch. Cornelius is part Dutch and take it from me, they’re a bit wacky. They wear wooden shoes, their national food is the Indonesian rice dish Nasi Goering and then they exclaim a Dutch phrase…

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stir fry it up: pineapple – coconut vegetable curry

Oh Blogger you can be such a bitch sometimes. Today is the first day in ages that I’ve been able to post and Blogger’s buggy nature is making me want to tackle WordPress. Early in the week it was hot…

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the squidgy bits: oven baked chicken in a sweet barbeque sauce

I like chicken well enough but I do get queasy around those squidgy bits that reside close to the bone. I could just buy the expensive skinless, boneless chicken breasts, but I’m too much of a skinflint to justify chicken…

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spring fling: lemon asparagus pasta

When I cook, I try not to add more fat that I should. While Cornelius could stand to “fatten up”, I’m always trying to fight the good fight. I’ve always been quite content and even pleased with how many dishes…

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cabbage, spinach and tofu on noodles with peanut sauce plus butter tart squares

2 great recipes in this post: A vegan peanut noodle dish and a non-vegan decadent butter tart square.

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tired of take-out: roasted vegetables & chickpeas over couscous

I’m once again working away from my home office during the day and catching up on freelance work at night. I don’t have much time for cooking or blogging and everything seems like a bit of an effort. Don’t even…

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how i spent my friday night: simple fish n’ chips

Please excuse the messy desktop. The photo of my work area was taken in November, but my March desktop isn’t in much better shape, tidy-wise. For me, a cluttered desk means that I’m busy with work (definitely true in this…

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deceptively simple: broccoli carbonara

I’m a firm believer in simplicity. Speeding down hills on a bicycle, holding hands with the one you love or getting lost in a book are all things that are pure and good. I’m a girl who loves living in…

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