Hello, faithful readers. Exams season has finally finished. Well, I was actually done on Tuesday, but it hasn’t been a simple matter of getting back in the saddle, or behind the keyboard. Going into the depths of tax law seriously drains the creative writing abilities. Simply finishing wasn’t enough, there needed to be time to […]Read more "TSL Roasted Pumpkin Soup – Sunshine on a Freezing Cloudy Day"
Alas, not every blog makes it past the early production stages. I do a lot of blog writing in my head (not always a good thing, sometimes I get better material as I type) and if nothing grabs me during that process, that topic doesn’t grab a spot in a post on its own. Here […]Read more "Blogging Prototypes"
So it’s a Sunday night and I’m stuck at home with my cold and my study while Mrs P heads out with the Pekings for dinner. Rain is gently falling, and it’s slightly chilly, even as much wonky body thermostat has me feeling like I’m overheating. I need company, tax law is a lonely Sunday […]Read more "Caramelised Onion and Lentil Soup – Sweet and Burly"
Well, this isn’t entirely raw. I had to put some pumpkin and sunflower seeds into a dry pan and apply heat until they were jumping onto the countertop. This is another Ripe cookbook special, with raw beetroot, raw carrot, the aforementioned seeds, mint, and cranberries (recipe calls for raisins but Mrs P doesn’t really go […]Read more "Raw Energy Salad (You Can Beat an Egg But You Can’t Beet-A-Root)"
Le Pirate was one of the first blogs I stumbled across when I started up The Peckish Kiwi. As far as clicking the follow button, that was about as easy as it got, and she hadn’t even started on the recipes yet. When the recipes did start, it epitomised the treasure trove that blogs are for […]Read more "Le Pirate’s Zucchinea and Broccolea Green Moat (Or Garden Soup if You Prefer)"