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The Perfumed Rice of Persia and a ‘Bits and Pieces’ Dinner

Maybe it’s just me and the reading material that I come across as I frolic and gambol through the world of  food and cooking, but there seems to be quite a spate of all-things-Persian looping around in the blogosphere at … Continue reading

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The Salad with a Mysterious Pedigree – Insalata Russa

(N.B. PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME WHY THE PRINT IS BLUE – I DON’T KNOW WHAT BUTTON I PRESSED FOR THIS CHANGE OF COLOUR, SORRY!) I almost got a headache reading around the origins for a mixture of veggies and … Continue reading

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Chilled Asparagus and Venus Clam soup served in a glass

This is a recipe I learned at the Gambero Rosso cooking school in Rome a few years ago so I take no credit for it whatsover.  I love the fact that it can be made in advance and put in … Continue reading

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