Category Archives: Food and Cooking

 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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Empty Bowls Tonbridge

After much meeting, organising, fretting and of course bowl-making, Empty Bowls Tonbridge finally happened.  For several weeks the bowls have been arriving at our house and on Wednesday I collected the last batch on my way to Tonbridge Old Fire … Continue reading

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More Empty Bowls

The results of a firing which was mostly filled with soup bowls in preparation for Empty Bowls Tonbridge at Tonbridge Old Fire Station on May 11th and 12th.  This will be a community supper – arrive 7pm for 7:30.  Potters … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

In 2014 I grew some lovely Turk’s Turban squash.  They lasted very well through the winter in our store cupboard.  In fact so well that there was still a large one left when it was about time to start harvesting … Continue reading

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