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The Classics: Brown Stew Chicken

I grew up watching my Mum do all the cooking in our home. But when I was old enough to appreciate that my Mum had a job which sometimes involved working nights, I had to learn to appreciate my Daddy’s cooking. 630 more words

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Delicious, easy, affordable vegan dinner

Sometimes I need something easy after a long day, and this recipe is perfect for those who hate long ingredient lists with stuff you can’t find at a regular supermarket. 124 more words


Life in the Desert – Prickly Pear Cactus Jelly !



Music – “Don’t Sit On a Cactus” from Don’t Sit on a Cactus by Joel Frankel. Released: 1997

It’s that time of year around New Mexico, when the Prickly Pear cactus fruits begin to ripen to their luscious deep… 696 more words


Vegan Chocolate and Cranberry Brownies

Last Friday, I got home from work to find my other half busy, baking. He was in the final stages of cooking up a batch of vegan chocolate brownies. 285 more words

Ethical Eating

From My Kitchen: Easy Iced Latte

Now that I’m working two jobs in addition to attending graduate school full-time, my dependence on caffeine has grown even stronger. Not to worry, I still get 8 hours of sleep a night, but when I need a little mid-morning or afternoon pick-up I turn to some good old coffee or tea. 151 more words


Peach, Caramel and Maple Syrup Cake with Marshmallow Icing

Summer is drawing to an end and I wanted to make a very summery cake for my husband’s birthday. A seasonal fresh peach is the ideal summer treat: juicy, sweet and tangy, it quenches your thirst immediately and reminds me the numerous trips to my grandpa’s garden to pinch a peach or two during (very) hot Provencal summer afternoons. 607 more words


Cooking: Summer Eggs

One of my all time favourite meals to eat is (what I call) Summer Eggs.
It is so quick & easy to cook & so easy to adapt to what you have in the fridge. 187 more words