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Wordless Wednesday

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Life is funny at times.

I am keeping my fingers crossed that the computer will cooperate and this post will see the light of day. I am also hoping that soon all will be sorted on the insurance front. It is proving more of a job than I first realised. I think my insurance company must be sick of me.… Continue reading Life is funny at times.

Personal

When a cake is not simply a cake…

Come the 2nd of February this year this sweet boy is turning 21. As I did for The Daughter...the plan was to make a cake. Something like this one... Classy - maybe not so girly, but still - well - nice. Thanks to The Daughter I am now making The Son a different style of… Continue reading When a cake is not simply a cake…

Recipes

Homemade Broccoli Soup

I had this at a friend's place for lunch one day and was addicted immediately. 700 g broccoli 1 small onion 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard salt & pepper to taste *** 1. Cook the broccoli and onion in the stock until tender. 2. Add the mustard and blend (I… Continue reading Homemade Broccoli Soup

Recipes

Fresh Tomato Soup

This is a friend's recipe - and it really is the best!! 25 g butter 1 onion thinly sliced 1 carrot thinly sliced 1 tablespoon flour 750 g tomatoes peeled and chopped (if you want to cheat - use 2 x 400 g cans) 3 cups of vegetable or chicken stock 1 bay leaf a… Continue reading Fresh Tomato Soup

Recipes

Tuna, Cannellini Bean, Avocado and Red Onion Salad

This recipe will serve 4 people. ******** 400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 300g good-quality tuna in olive oil, drained and flaked into large chunks 1 diced avocado 1 small red onion, finely sliced 12 cherry tomatoes, halved or 4 truss ripened tomatoes, diced large handful fresh parsley leaves, roughly chopped 3 tbsp olive… Continue reading Tuna, Cannellini Bean, Avocado and Red Onion Salad