Tag Archives: Carrot

HDs in Blakeney

While Ellie was in Beirut and my other half was in Barbados, I was keeping it real in Blakeney. Mum, Alfred, the dog and I set off on a pilgrimage back to my homeland in a car packed to the … Continue reading

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Camping salads, a tasty stew and a dodgy stir fry.

A few weekends ago I entered the unfamiliar, testosterone-fueled world of formula one racing. The grand prix ticket, which included track side camping, was a birthday present for Raph. I went along to keep the tickets safe, carry the beer, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese beef salad with teriyaki shitake mushrooms

I altered this salad slightly from Nigel Slater’s version in Kitchen Diaries, adding spring onions and using rocket instead of watercress. It was served up for a tired, hungry Raph last night and he adored it – not once bemoaning … Continue reading

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Carbs and pique-niques in Paris

I find it quite hard to be a righteous eater in Paris. Raph has a habit of skipping down to the patisserie while I’m still rubbing my eyes and returning to the apartment, triumphant and breathless, with a warm paper … Continue reading

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What to do with a bag of carrots?

Carrots do have a tendency of hanging around in bags in the drawer of the fridge. I tend to buy them singly on the market so’s to avoid this congregation, but the odd runaway sack still slinks its way in … Continue reading

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