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Dinner for Everyone, or Inter-Generational Yum

Today I was struck by this article, which says that children who eat the same food as their parents do are more likely to have healthy diets and proper nutrition. … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 12 Comments

Mad Friday: Comfortingest Congee

Few things are as comforting as an open fire. Ground pork congee is one of those things. It makes you feel not just soothed and nourished, but somehow cleansed, especially … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

An Onion’s Finest Hour

Much as I love onions in any form at all, I think they are at their best when they’re caramelized. Mmmm… caramelized onions. Sweet, savoury, their acid sharpness having mellowed … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 39 Comments

Part 2: Transforming the Fairy Cabbage (into something not only edible but delicious)

Yuck. In common with many people, I hate Brussels sprouts. “Fairy Cabbages”? Bah. Hellspawned Junior Demon Cabbages, more like. Sure, they’re good for you: vitamins, iron, flavonoids, metabolites, woo-hoo! But … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 6 Comments

Beef. Bean Sprouts. Onions. Dinner.

It’s all very well to talk about cooking things from scratch, with fresh ingredients. But cooking from scratch is not as easy as popping some Packaged Processed Pre-made Perverted PseudoPhood … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sneezing with the Stinking Rose

I’m not actually sneezing, it’s true. But I am certainly fighting a cold, and I didn’t want to use words like “snarfling” or “mucous” in the title. Years ago I … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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