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Millet, Squash and Sweet Corn Pilaf

POSTED ON September 24, 2009

Posted in Gluten free, Grains, Mains

Millet, Squash and Sweet Corn Pilaf

Evidence of seasonal change is all around: the different way the light filters through the trees and flickers on the floor beside me, the warm, low sun, and my natural urge to cook.

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Eggplant curry with mung bean dahl and saffron infused basmati rice

POSTED ON September 17, 2009

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Eggplant curry with mung bean dahl and saffron infused basmati rice

 

This is a great curry to make in late summer when the tomatoes are coming to an end and seem better off cooked, and multi colored eggplants are in abundance. I love the way the cooked eggplant here becomes so soft and succulent that it melts in your mouth; the aromatic spices and tangy [...] continue reading ->

Composting

POSTED ON September 9, 2009

Posted in Uncategorized

Composting

Emptying the compost was one of my chores as a child. It meant carrying the full bucket up the hill and dumping it onto the great mound at the end of the garden, then hosing the bucket out and picking a handful of pennyroyal mint to put in the bottom, so that while [...] continue reading ->

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