Tag Archives: hummus

Pita Bread

I noticed taramasalata and hummus on special offer at a Greek stall in the farmer’s market last week and had my arm twisted. I normally make my own hummus from chickpeas, but taramasalata requires fish roe, which is harder to … Continue reading

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La Musa Bistrot

On Wednesday we had lunch at La Musa, a bistro on a tiny street at the back of Calella Església (the Church of Santa Maria and Sant Nicolau). We drank a few glasses of vi blanc ecològic (an organic white wine … Continue reading

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Allotment Picnic

September 6th 2013 Last week I went to help Audrey water her brother’s allotment in Acton, while he was on holiday. Allotments (Community Gardens) are small vegetable gardens, made by subdividing a larger piece of land. Gardeners have to pay … Continue reading

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February 27th, 2013 I went to a Party at Rabina’s on Sunday, with a Tex-Mex food theme and lots of Tequila and Grapefruit Margaritas. I seem to remember Rabina really looked the part and had on some fine brontosaurus foreskin … Continue reading

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Salad al fresco

July 27th, 2012 I went round to see my friend Catie yesterday, to update her Mac system software and make it play nice with her eyePhone. While I was busy pressing buttons and waiting for firmware updates, Catie bought some … Continue reading

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February 3rd 2011 Hummus (also spelled houmous in the UK) is an ancient Middle Eastern food, popular throughout the Levant and Mediterranean. In fact, it’s very common throughout the world now, but I remember, as a teenager in the 70’s, … Continue reading

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Steak and Mushrooms

October 24th, 2010 While I was attempting to fix Camilla’s computer, she whipped up a quick, late Sunday brunch. Sliced, organic rump steak (Planet Organic), with Portobello mushrooms, coriander, parsley, salt and pepper. It was fabulous with hummus and guacamole.

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