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Thursday, August 24, 2017

WINING IN AUSTRALIA – No more plonks!

Australia revolutionised the world of inexpensive mass market wine back in the 1990s with their simple, fruity wines. Since then, due to high production...

STRAWBERRIES & CHOCOLATE PIE with toasted almond crust…

INGREDIENTS Crust: ¾ cup raw almonds ¼ cup coconut oil 3 tablespoons maple syrup ¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ½ cup oat flour 1 cup rolled oats Filling: 1 bag dark chocolate...

SHEPHERD’S PIE VEGANISED – Wholesome and comforting

INGREDIENTS 600g Maris Piper potatoes 600g sweet potatoes 40g dairy-free margarine 1 onion 2 carrots 3 cloves of garlic 2 sticks of celery 1 tablespoon coriander seeds olive oil ½ a bunch of fresh...

GLORIOUS GRAMMARIANS – 65 years of hockey celebration

words | Mark Viales The Grammarians Hockey Club is Gibraltar’s longest standing and most successful local hockey team with accolades extending abroad, giving the Rock...

WINE COLUMN – The Wig, Australia and the world’s most famous...

After I graduated in engineering and considered a passable risk by our building society, we bought a small flat in the centre of Edinburgh....

FLORAL TRIBUTES – and foliage fisticuffs

I am not a flower person. I do not have green fingers, green thumbs and if there was green anything else, it would be...

PERCEPTION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY – When the resolutions don’t stick

So you decided to give up smoking or refined sugars, take up the gym or healthy eating. But we haven’t seen January through and...

BRAISED ARTICHOKES with tomato coulis…

INGREDIENTS 2 lemons, halved 36 baby artichokes (1.4 kg) ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves, quartered lengthwise 2 carrots, thinly sliced on the bias 1 medium onion, thinly...

SHADES OF BLUSH – The colour for everyone!

If you walk into any high street store right now, you’re pretty much guaranteed to be hit by a wave of pink shades, particularly...

COUCHSURFING – Travel like a local

If one thing brings your travel plans to an abrupt end, it is cost. You may be lucky and come across a cheap flight...