Monthly Archives: February 2012

Comfort daal for cold nights

Indian food was not one I grew up with because my mother never liked the smell of fenugreek.  Instead it was a flavour I learnt to love, I am embarrassed to admit,  through eating Chicken Tikka Masala ready-meals in the … Continue reading

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Carnival in Venice

I was recently in Venice for Carnevale which is a grand extravagant annual affair before penitence of Lent begins. In particular, the Venetian Carnival is famous for its balls, parties and dressing up extravagantly and of course its masks. Some of … Continue reading

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