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Misbehaving With The Actifry

I bought an Actifry several years ago. It’s a nice device and solves a problem for me: chips without using a deep fat fryer. I’ve never liked deep fat friers. Unless you change the oil regularly they are really disgusting. Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy fries, but I try to avoid cooking with […]

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Fresh Juices In Bali

I was in Bali for about 10 days recently. I could spend a lot of time talking about the food there (it was excellent), but before I do that I’d like to talk briefly about juices. One of the places we went to several times was a lovely little cafĂ© in Sanur – Soul in […]

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Kalita Wave Coffee Dripper

I am a self-confessed coffee addict. Unless and until I’ve had a cup (or two) of coffee I don’t really feel like my day has started. Over the years I’ve tried pretty much every type of coffee making contraption that exists. However recently I acquired a Kalita wave coffee dripper. It’s almost like going back […]

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Sleeping Better With Milk?

I take melatonin to counteract jet lag. It works pretty well, though it’s not a 100% fix for the horrible waking up in the middle of the night problem that you get when you are timezone challenged. While I’ll freely admit that I don’t get enough sleep most of the time, it’s not due to […]

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Easter Weekend Roast Lamb

Lamb is one of my favourite meats. It’s not the cheapest, but it’s so tasty that I do indulge from time to time. However, as I live alone, I don’t bother doing roast lamb unless I have guest(s). So the Easter weekend was a good excuse to do some roast lamb. The local SuperValu supermarket […]

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