Indian-Style Spanish Omelette

 

Indian omelette

Yesterday was a comedy of errors.

Tom and I were going to an Indian wedding, and thought that celebratory masala dosas would be a good way to start the day. After much research, I decided to use Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s recipe. So we began preparing the dosa batter on Thursday – soaking the rice, and soaking the urid dal.… 

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Scrambled Tofu

scrambled spiced tofu

A few months ago, I tried out the 5:2 diet. It never really appealed, but I figured that the best way to make an informed judgement was to give it a go, and see what all the hype was about.

As expected, the feast days were no problem.
But – also, as expected – the fast days were dreadful. I always try to eat healthily. To listen to my body, and give it what it needs, be that a piece of red meat, or a bowl of porridge so it’s an odd feeling having to ignore hunger, ignore cravings, and let your diet be entirely dictated by the magic number 500.… 

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Øllebrød & Grød

ollebrod grod rye porridge

Since slipping a disc in a kitchen as a teenager, Mum has been prone to having a bad back. But whenever she comes to visit, she insists on lugging the most enormous booty down from Leicestershire with her. She’s been known to arrive at the Barnet Grove bus stop with a box of six (glass) bottles of homemade elderflower cordial and litre jars of jams and chutneys in tow.… 

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