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Grain, Recipes

Lunch is Served

Nothing like a leisurely home-cooked lunch, eaten in the sun drenched conservatory, to pep one’s spirits. Pasta always seems to satisfy nearly every craving I have. Already having cooked a batch of spaghetti yesterday, this little dish was thrown together in no time. Heat some olive oil in a pan, […]

Desserts, Recipes

Praline Craving

Tonight, I had a craving to make and eat praline. I had an abundance of nuts in the cupboard, but alas, no sugar. Being in a foreign city (Brisbane) and not in the vicinity of my well-stocked home pantry, I decided I would just have to suffer, and dream about […]

Cake, Desserts, Fruit, Recipes

I’m Pecan Nuts

Of late, I have been going through a nuts phase (not mentally). One nut has captured my heart and my taste buds in particular: the pecan. So decadent, laced with their caramel overtones, they make the perfect post-dinner snack on their own, or can feature in a multitude of desserts. […]

The Rest of the World

Gingerboy Girl

slightly |ˈslītlē| adverb to a small degree; inconsiderably. obsess |əbˈses| verb [ trans. ] (usu. be obsessed) preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually, intrusively, and to a troubling extent. As of today, I proclaim that I am just slightly obsessed with Gingerboy (if one can be so grammatically defiant as to have a slight obsession). Serving South East Asian hawker style […]