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8 Aug 2013

Missing My family Carrot Halva

It’s Eid, the celebration at the end of Ramadhan and I feel so alone. My mum, beloved aunts and cousins are all either dead or moved elsewhere. There is no one to feast with today.┬áStill my mum would want me to make a sweet and not cry. So I made carrot halva, and cried while…

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27 May 2013

Beetroot Rosti Made this for posh guests recently. Its beautiful- a lovely, life affirming red (or a bit like a circle of baked blood said one diner, who had three helpings). Hand remain horribly pink for a few days and pee too. But it is v good especially when served with Greek yoghurt with mint,…

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