Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cakes, Biscuits and Goodbyes

It has come to this. The IC has been a second home to me since I started uni,  providing me with the funds to just about sustain myself independently of my parents (ish) and occasionally treat myself to a piece … Continue reading

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Vampires, Blood, Sex and Jambalaya

I have been planning a Cajun themed feast ever since I introduced my friend Kim to the joys of True Blood a while back. The foodie in me drools at all the delicious food that gets served in Merlotte’s. I … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken

You know what gets really boring? That’s right, those days when I am only allowed to eat protein. I should explain – this is part of the crazy diet I am on at the moment to torture myself back into … Continue reading

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The Culinary Equivalent of a Hug

I found myself feeling slightly below par mentally the other day. Contemplating my next moves has brought out my melancholy side, that’s the one that normally stays in because it does not want to bum anyone out – least of … Continue reading

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Shrooming

Stumbling upon a big, beautiful, perfectly shaped and healthy bolete whilst trundling through the woods with a basket and a knife is very high up on the pretty short list of things that have me screaming with joy. Apologies for … Continue reading

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Monster Patties

Expat gourmet et famille have come back from their holiday to find these beasts in mum’s rogue veg patch. Amazing what veg gets up to in just 7 days during the summer – and there are the gigantic courgettes that … Continue reading

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