Stowaway Miso Soup

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Dear readers, I can only apologise for the particularly sporadic nature of my blogging of late.

The past two weeks have been preoccupied with getting married and honeymooning. And the few months leading up to that were preoccupied with, well, organising the ‘getting married’ part …as well as my Reader’s Digest column, Fish on Friday, Great British Chefs, a toe dipped into semiotics (fascinating!), catering work, more freelance writing, a “research” trip to India and all the other wonderful things my days seem to so quickly fill up with…… 

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Food Odyssey in Kerala

Back from Kerala about a stone heavier, covered in mosquito bites and buzzing from an epic adventure.

We travelled between Fort Cochin, Ooty and Alleppy on trains, buses, and boat. We infiltrated the Maharaja of Mysore’s summer palace, had an epiphany over the actual meaning of ‘masala’, and Tom narrowly escaped serious injury after throwing himself headfirst down an 8ft ladder carrying a tea tray…. 

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Rhubarb Crumble

Stewed rhubarb, ginger rhubarb jam, rhubarb tart – it all feels very British. So, you might be surprised to learn that rhubarb originated in China, where it was used as a drug to cure gut, liver and lung problems as early as 2700BC…. 

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