recipe: Lemon and Raspberry Cake

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recipe: Beetroot, Tahini and Yogurt Dip

ingredients: 250g cooked beetroot (drained) 2 tbsp tahini 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) juice of half a lemon 350g Greek yogurt olive oil to serve (optional) sea salt flakes (optional) method: Whizz the beetroot in the small bowl of a food processor or with an immersion blender until almost smooth. Add the tahini, garlic and lemon … Continue reading recipe: Beetroot, Tahini and Yogurt Dip

Cooking with Yogurt

There are few ingredients more versatile than yogurt.  Often used as a coolant for hot and spicy food it is also a cook's friend in all manner of dishes.  From soups and sauces to dips and desserts.  These days there are so many to choose from too - it can be overwhelming.

very superstitious

Every family has superstitions inherited from elder generations.  We all know about the dangers of walking under ladders, breaking a mirror (seven years bad luck) saying "good luck" backstage or putting up an umbrella indoors but it seems only my family know the rule of the dangers of more than one person pouring from a teapot (the arrival of ginger twins). Here are some international superstitions and faux pas you might want to be aware of.

Ties rules

intro intro intro Tie Rules - the dos and don'ts DO Do buy silk ties with a wool interlining. It will feel classier, look better and last longer. Do wear a tie clip to add a little extra to your tie. Do remember that wool ties can create a different and intriguing look. Do experiment. … Continue reading Ties rules