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  • Mixed Bean Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

    Mixed Bean Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

    I’ve just returned from a whirlwind trip to New York, and as these things go, I wish I could have stayed a little longer. I didn’t know this before, but early summer in New York is nearly magical. There is this sense of boundless cheerfulness in the sun soaked air. … Continue Reading...

  • Simple Barley Salad

    Simple Barley Salad

    Simple Barley Salad

    I had this post scheduled for last Friday, but it suddenly sounded trivial in light of the recent tragic events in Paris, so I sat on it for a little while.
    I was going to write about shopping, and the little Scandinavian café near Place de la République where I … Continue Reading...

  • Quinoa, Mango and Carrot Salad

    Quinoa, Mango and Carrot Salad

    Quinoa, Mango and Carrot Salad

    August has always felt like the beginning of the end of summer to me, a reminder of the scant few weeks left in the season.

    Unlike last year, this summer has felt different and unmemorable. Last summer, we managed to fill our free time with delightful pursuits; we had leisurely … Continue Reading...

  • Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Quinoa

    Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Quinoa | Elsa Brobbey

    Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Quinoa | Elsa Brobbey Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Quinoa | Elsa Brobbey

    I learnt about turmeric when I was a kid from our neighbour downstairs.
    Everyone called him ‘Seaman’ because he worked away at sea for months at a time, he was always relaying some story or other about his time away and the cities he visited.

    He seemed to know everything, … Continue Reading...