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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

CHILLY CHILE – with sultry summer…

It seems as though the gods at the end of the earth strove to create their favourite country, throwing extreme landscapes about like nobody’s...

VINTAGE AND CRUSTED PORT – Captain St James and his two...

Captain St James was a very contented bigamist. The Golden Fleece, plying trade between Gibraltar and Morocco in the 1950s, allowed him to keep...

PUMPKIN AUTUMN SOUP with cauliflower and ginger

INGREDIENTS 1 medium onion, diced 2 sticks celery, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 2 tbsps ginger, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 300g vegetable broth 800g pumpkin purée 1 cup water ¼ teaspoon...

1 MINUTE BROWNIE – Microwave mug dessert

INGREDIENTS 3 tbsps all purpose flour 3 tbsps brown sugar 3 tbsps cocoa powder 3 tbsps flavorless oil (canola/coconut/sunflower) 3 tbsps water or unsweetened plant milk pinch of salt ½ teaspoon...

GOING FOR  GINGHAM – An absolute keynote fabric

Some people can pull off a trend as though they just rolled out of bed, but as far as I’m concerned, I mostly tend...

VINTAGE CARS – La Belle Époque in Malaga

An English friend used to tell me that the best red wines from Rioja never get exported and hardly cross the borders but stay...

PACING THRU PERU – From arid deserts to luscious jungle vegetation

Many people sweep through Peru, discarding Lima like an unwanted lover, coming and going only to abuse it for the airport. While it’s true...

VITIS VINIFERA – The evolution of wine

  Benjamin Franklin was undoubtedly thinking about man alone when he famously wrote that wine is proof that God loves us. His assumption that we...

MATCHA CHEESECAKE – ten-ingredient antioxidant treat!

INGREDIENTS For the filling: 1½ cup (180 g) raw cashews (soaked overnight in cool water or in very hot water for 1 hour) optional: 1 tsp vanilla...

RICOTTA CANNELLONI with mushrooms and spinach

INGREDIENTS olive oil for frying 400g mushrooms, sliced 4 garlic cloves, diced 300g spinach 20 lasagne sheets, part-boiled 1 cup marinara sauce ½ cup water For the ricotta: 500g tofu ¼ cup nutritional yeast lemon...