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February 2015

  • Sweet Corn and Toasted Coconut Salad

    Sweet Corn and Toasted Coconut Salad

    This is another one of those uncommon ‘salads’.
    A sweet corn and toasted coconut salad forged from childhood food memories.
    Roasted corn on the cob is sold on street corners all over Ghana, and I suspect in other parts of West Africa too.

    It’s a delicious street-food snack, it’s cheap, … Continue Reading...

  • Blood Orange Polenta Cake

    Blood Orange Polenta Cake

    I’m crazy about blood oranges right now, absolutely in love with them!
    I started preparing for their arrival by collecting recipes weeks before they appeared at my local grocery store.

    I believe nature truly gives us citrus in winter to help colour and brighten our long dark days, and vibrant … Continue Reading...

  • Almond Linzer Cookies

    Almond Linzer Cookies

    Almond Linzer Cookies Almond Linzer Cookies

    One day I want to write a romance novel titled Love and Blood Oranges, about a girl who lives on a citrus orchard in a lush valley by a river.

    She smells like sunshine and Valencia oranges in the summer. And in the winter during the season of blood … Continue Reading...

  • Chopped Herbs and Lentil Salad

    Chopped Herbs and Lentil Salad

    It looks like lately I can’t seem decide if the recipe I’m sharing should be called one thing or another.

    I hesitated calling this chopped herbs and lentil salad a ‘salad’. I felt it lacked the (non-herb) leafy green component that most standard salads have. This however, is a tasty … Continue Reading...


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