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Tomato Salad

tomato salad with lime dressing

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Warm evenings, chilled wine, eating outdoors; this colourful and aromatic tomato salad becomes a regular feature at our summer barbecues when the tomatoes are at their best. It takes little time and effort to rustle up but its success depends on the ripeness and flavour of the tomatoes so choose whatever selection you can get. Read More

lemon slice

lemon slice

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This is a speedy, super easy lemon slice recipe from BBC Good Food which uses ground rice in the base resulting in a noticeable crunchiness. I have tweaked the recipe a little to suit my taste. I’ve used salted butter and reduced the sugar for both the base and the pudding top to make the lemon slice extra sharp. I took care not to over cook the lemon top so it is just set and has a smooth velvety texture. Perfect afternoon treat! Read More

Burmese lime relish

burmese-style lime relish

By | Condiments, Food & Travel | 2 Comments

We are still working through the wonderful limes given to us by a friend. As I was juicing the limes to make lime sorbet this morning, the zesty smell remind me of shauk dhi, a type of citrus found in Burma. I am particularly fond of shauk dhi thote which is a salty, sour and spicy relish. A perfect side dish to balance the richness of coconut-based curries or add freshness to otherwise ordinary fried rice. Read More