Category Archives: Food

Here we are then…

Fish and chips and a pint of Fortress from the Golden Bear… Advertisements

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Then again….

Some things are definitely worth hanging around for. Potato fritters with apple sauce. Christmas market in Mainz €4 for 3

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End of the Golden Weather

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The Pie

Ginger Dynamite in Riwaka is a cafe in 2 ex-20′ shipping containers just off the Great Taste cycle trail. One container is a retro-styled ..er.. lounge. (Outside dining is on upturned apple boxes with stacks of pallets for seating) The … Continue reading

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If life gives you tomatoes…..

…make tomato sauce. If you have a garden full of heritage tomatoes, dry them in the oven and pack them with olive oil, basil and garlic slivers…

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I think we’ll have ratatouille…..

A mere subset of today’s haul from the vege patch. Heritage tomatoes, heritage (“They look like courgettes to me” as Cousin Dave would say…) cocozelle zucchini and bog standard aubergine (that’s eggplant to you…)and pointy peppers. Don’t know if roses … Continue reading

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Bloody zucchini…..

One day’s bounty. Probably the same again tonight. Aaaaargh….!

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