Monthly Archives: January 2016

More Moorish

In August 2015, I published a post about chicken marylands that we had marinated with Moroccan flavours and then roasted in our Weber Q. Last week, we prepared another batch of the marinade and applied it to a small chicken, known … Continue reading

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At the base of the J-curve

So, as of Christmas Day 2015, I am the happy owner of Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Happy, despite the fact that this book was first published in 1961 and has not been updated since 1983. Happy, because watching, Julie and … Continue reading

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Into the closet: folio 2

Last August, I wrote about the fact that we had modernised ‘the little room’ in our home and then decided to decorate it with a rolling series of photos from our overseas travels. The first series, selected from our visit … Continue reading

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Christmas seafood recipes

As promised in my previous post, here are the recipes for the seafood dishes that we prepared to share with our family at Christmas. Crayfish salad Well, this wasn’t too difficult. The folks at Eat Fish had already cooked our … Continue reading

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Our seasonal seafood saga

In the lead-up to Christmas, my father requested a meal of crayfish, and my son, Julian and his wife, Sara simply said they would like a variety of seafood. That suited Maggie and me just fine – we like many … Continue reading

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