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Cabbage and Rice and all Things Nice – All in one with the Cornish Game Hen

The idea was to introduce more cabbage into our family’s regular eating habits.  Nobody in my immediate family jumps up and down for joy at the thought of eating cabbage and so I was looking for a cunning plan, see? … Continue reading

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Supplì di Fiore di Zucca: Experimenting with Blossoms and Rice and All Things Nice

I have yet to meet someone who does not like courgette blossoms (zucchini flowers) fried in batter and I have dedicated a post or two to this delectable concoction. I thought I would have a go at stuffing the blossoms … Continue reading

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A grandmother’s rice – Il riso alla persiana

My son who is away at uni asked me to give him the recipe for his favourite rice – the kind his grandmother (my mother) always makes for him.  She calls it ‘Riso alla persiana’ meaning Persian-style rice.  I’ve watched … Continue reading

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