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  • Socca with Cilantro Sauce

    Socca with Cilantro Sauce

    I very much favour sweet breakfast foods over savoury ones; it’s how I get to satisfy my incredibly sweet-tooth daily, but I also do appreciate a good savoury breakfast, I reserve meals like this socca and cilantro sauce for special mornings.

    Weekend mornings where I do manage to get out … Continue Reading...

  • Tea and Chickpea Cakes

    Tea and Chickpea Cakes Tea and Chickpea Cakes

    I think it was my dad who helped nurture my love for tea, and although it took me years to become a ‘real tea drinker’, I always had a revering fascination with tea.

    My dad spoke wistfully of tea back when we couldn’t afford it, and when we could, he … Continue Reading...

  • Savoury Chickpea Cakes

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    I really wanted to call these ‘cakes’ pakoras, but they don’t really look like pakoras, do they?
    They sort of are pakoras, or perhaps inspired by pakoras – except they’re baked and look nothing like traditional pakoras.

    I love, love pakoras…, I could tell you all the places … Continue Reading...

  • Socca

     
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    I heard about socca for the first time just a few years ago, I think it was back in 2010 when a friend’s mom, who’d just returned from living abroad for many years invited us to dinner.
    We had roasted ratatouille and couscous, I remember the couscous had strands … Continue Reading...

  • Pakoras

    And so continues my dalliance with chickpeas; this time in the form of pakoras, the popular Indian snack.
    Vegetables dipped in gram flour (chickpea flour) batter and deep-fried.
    I’ve been eating pakoras for as long as I’ve lived in this city; almost nine years (what? where did all Continue Reading...