Category Archives: Food and Cooking

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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Making Soup Bowls

This week I’ve been making soup bowls.  Some weeks ago Hildegard Pax, who is area coordinator for South East Open Studios (SEOS), suggested we might organise some sort of event at Tonbridge Old Fire Station, combining art and food.  I … Continue reading

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Pure Kent Wholemeal Flour

I recently bought some locally grown and milled flour.  The Eckleys at their farm in Staplehurst grow organic wheat and Claire has her own stone mill and mills the grain herself.  It’s available at local markets under the name Pure … Continue reading

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