Category Archives: Food and Cooking

Fast Response

Eating disorder trigger warning:  This isn’t about being quick – it’s about not eating.  And I don’t mean not eating for part of the day as in a Ramadan fast, or ‘intermittent fasting.’  I mean not eating anything at all … Continue reading

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Anti-Allergy Soup

For a few months I’ve been following The Doctor’s Kitchen channel on YouTube.  This is presented by Dr Rupy, a Londoner of Indian ancestry who shares his intuitive way of cooking combined with maintaining health and his medical knowledge. Generally … Continue reading

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Stuffing Balls

With my mother now living nearby, for the first time in about 20 years we celebrated Christmas at home.  We retrieved the tree from the loft and decorated it and by some miracle the fairy lights worked.  With just three … Continue reading

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 Thai Cookery Day

The last time I stayed in Chiang Mai I would often be walking past the Asia Scenic cookery school on my way back from massage school or on my way to get something to eat.  Whatever they were doing in … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

Happy New Year everyone.  We’ve had several meals this week using up leftovers from the festive season, often combining them with provender from the allotment.  Last night I diced the remainder of a gammon joint and put it into a … Continue reading

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Butternut Thai Red Curry

No posts for a while.  Several were intended but nothing quite made it to the Publish button.  Tonight I’m supposed to be out dancing at an Argentine Tango masked ball with live music, but I’ve had a cold this past … Continue reading

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Cherokee Trail of Tears

Last Autumn local artist in handmade paper Julie Taylor gave me about a dozen beans of “Cherokee Trail of Tears.”  The name refers to the forced relocation of the Cherokee nation from their native lands in Georgia, South Carolina, North … Continue reading

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