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Discovering the promised land of the perfect poached egg

Being fifty-something doesn’t mean I’ve got all the basics down pat. Many life skills that others take for granted still escape me completely: parallel parking, gears on bicycles, price haggling, cryptic crosswords and … wait for it … poaching eggs. After years (nay, decades) of failed poached egg attempts which ended in soggy, stringy, watery… Continue reading Discovering the promised land of the perfect poached egg

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Moi-made hummus … a three-way affair

  Being fifty-something, I love an excuse to wrestle an ageing kitchen appliance from the depths of the darkest corner cupboard in my kitchen. No. Really. I do. I wrote about my enlightenment on this topic over on this post: If it Ain’t Broke. Ever since, I’ve been treating my Breville Kitchen Wizz with fondness… Continue reading Moi-made hummus … a three-way affair