Tag Archives: rice

Danish Christmas pudding

Still panicking over what to make for Christmas dessert? Panic no more! Already spent the past 3 months building up your boozy Christmas pudding? Chuck it out! This year we’re going for a Danish-style Christmas! If you’re a frequent visitor … Continue reading

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The Emerald of the Equator, part III: gado gado

This week we’re going to have to cheat. I said I would always publish some Indonesian recipes as my mum used to make them, but this week, for gado gado, that’s just not practical. Let me tell you why. My mum’s … Continue reading

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My lunch is better than yours

For a living I go around all these offices trying to teach fully grown men and women English. It’s a dirty job but someone’s gotta do it, kinda, and it pays the bills, so I’m not complaining. Plus, I get … Continue reading

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Honey against hay fever

Finally, spring has properly arrived. Not that feint that The Weather likes to pull on us every single year in late March, that “Sun’s out – ooohh now it’s raining, in your face!” type of stuff, no, it’s the real … Continue reading

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No country for vegetarians

Italians, being the Mediterranean and passionate types that they are, seem to nurture irrational but ardent feelings of hatred for the most unexpected things in their hearts. For instance, vegetarians. What’s so offensive about vegetarians, I ask? They’re nice to … Continue reading

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The reason you are not going to lose any weight this month

Only a couple of weeks ago it was New Year’s. That means that you’ve all forgotten about your New Year’s resolution by now, and your brand-new gym membership cards have started gathering their very first layers of dust. ‘Dry January’ … Continue reading

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