Monthly Archives: February 2014

Alegría (Amaranth Candy) & Courage in Dorset

I find myself prattling on about etymology and language here as much as I do about food and travel, but perhaps the most relevant association to date is this one: alegría in Spanish means “joy”—and that’s exactly what the process of … Continue reading

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Portobello & Kale Stout Pie with Sweet Potato Mash Crust

The cult of the savoury pie is an established tradition in many parts of the world, but perhaps maintained with extra gusto in England and Ireland. Sometimes meaty, often accompanied by mash, and always comforting. I’m a crust girl through and through, … Continue reading

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Root Vegetable Rösti

Root vegetables have been overflowing from orifices of our kitchen, infiltrating my long-suffering flatmates’ refrigerator shelves and spilling over the countertops. True to yuppie East Dulwich form, I joined the weekly produce pickup system to make it easier for myself … Continue reading

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