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Baked Strawberries? Really? Add some cranberries if you have them.
Sweet pomegranates - if you can get them - make a wonderful Banana and Pomegranate Salad.
A Life (Time) of Cooking rounds out the month in the kitchen.
Creamy chickpeas and almonds. A spread that is a sauce, dip and dressing too.
Pane di Prato. Bread to die for.
Ghee is much much more than clarified butter. A wonderful buttery, slightly caramel taste. So calming to make. 101 uses.
Green papaya, chillies, onions. Shallots and limes. Ginger. Tamarind in bulk. What more could you want when shopping for food in Siem Reap, Cambodia?
For cooler nights, warm your olives, and add some lemon and spices.
Garam Masala is a ubiquitous spice mix, added at the end of cooking an Indian or SE Asian dish. None at hand? You can make your own in 5 minutes flat.
Sweet Golden Saffron Tea. Soothing and gentle. Put your feet up and have one now.
Confused about short, medium and long grain rice? And just what is the absorption method?
Broad Beans - just how do you treat these slippery little suckers? And make a broad bean pate next time you pick them up from the market.
White Tea is all the rage.
Grasshoppers. A Cambodian delicacy.
Banh Cuon - Rice Rolls - Chinese and Vietnamese. Add them to your menu.
For the best, fluffy, buttery, steamy rice, use a double steamed method.
First, take some stock. Turn your great soups into incredible soups.
Tofu Squares, anyone?
Plump Ruby Mini Bites.
You don't have to be in Tuscany to make a Tuscan Bean Bake.
Next time, make your tea from flowers.
Young ginger is emerging - that luscious soft and sweet shoot that is not as hot as its older sister. Make this Chickpea and Ginger Salad to take advantage of its short season.
Za'atar! Enjoy for breakfast with great bread, the best olive oil and a cup of coffee. Or after work with a glass of wine. Great aromas, amazing flavours.
The amazing chickpea. Easy to cook, easy to use, and full of goodness. Used in cuisines from Italy to Lebanon to India, learn how to handle these small balls of flavour.
Star Anise shines on the top of apples baked in wine with citrus peel, marmarlade and a twist of spice.
Do you make your own spice powders and pastes? Start with Sambar Powder which is ground from spices and lentils. While you are at it, make a wonderful, spicy sambar dish of lentils and vegetables. Yum.
Wonderful, spicy and smoky. An eggplant curry to tempt your tastebuds.
Creamy Pumpkin Risotto
Ever wanted to cook Japanese at home? Here is a very simple, extraordinary eggplant dish that everyone can make.