Summer fruit with honey almond sauce

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I am sitting out at the little table in our back garden, under the dappled light of a butterfly bush. I can hear seagulls cawing to each other from the chimney tops. The sound of a bus shifting gears. There is the faint smell of cigarette smoke coming in off the street. It occurred to [...]

Rhubarb cinnamon pie

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My Mom is not the sort of woman people think of as strong.  Possibly, this is because of the way she looks: she is a tiny woman, almost to the point of frailness. She wears an expression of perpetual worry and confusion, as though she is always lost.  She carries three sorts of footwear and least [...]

Hot ginger grapefruit

Hot Gingered Grapefruit

Sometimes, it all gets to be too much. Twitter and Facebook and breaking headlines. Now this is what’s happening, haven’t you heard? Every millisecond updated and improved, version 3.1 now. For sure we’ve got the kinks worked out. Stay tuned. Stay informed. Now that is the way to look at things. And people seem to navigate through it, effortless. Next [...]