Post Tagged with: "vegetables"

Christmas, Recipes

Brussels sprouts with roasted garlic and bacon

Brussels sprouts with roasted garlic and bacon

Traditionally, Brussels sprouts come with chestnuts at this time of year, and I’m a great fan. However, if you really want to get them eaten, the secret ingredient is bacon. And salt. And lots and lots of butter. This recipe is featured in “Christmas Sorted” an e-magazine created by me […]

December 7, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Well, I guess they’re not really secrets for those in the know, but I’m often asked where to get particular food items in Dubai. I’ll get a little tweet: “hey @the_hedonista – I know it’s the middle of winter, but where can I get zucchini flowers?”, or a food-obsessed mate […]

September 16, 2013 ×

Recipes

Tomato Recipes – Inspired by Provence

Tomato Recipes – Inspired by Provence

My life in Provence is a simple one. I wake to the clangs of the village bells and the dogs that howl in harmony. I walk to the bakery – simple baguette is now all I need. The previous holidays’ over-eager eyes and expanding waistline have taught me that croissants, […]

August 30, 2013 ×

Culinary Travel

Eating on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

Eating on the South Coast of Sri Lanka

There’s a building on the corner next to the market. It’s the same colour as the sea just past a reef in the Maldives. A fresh, colour, both cool and deliciously warm at the same time. But it’s cracked in places, slabs of render have fallen off revealing the ruddy […]

February 11, 2013 ×