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marinated fish & pickled pepper puffs

The puff pastry is maybe a tiny bit fancy. But the real reason I like the fish and pickled peppers on it is because it's a little bit chewy, which let's you savour each bite a little longer....

arrack sour

Arrack is one of those drinks I was warned about while growing up, the way you're warned about a river with a strong undercurrent......

pappadums

A little snack that goes nicely with a cold drink, or a crunchy accompaniment to a plate of rice and curries....

chocolate bark

Melt chocolate, pour it out, cram anything (within reason) you love on top of it before it sets....

curry-spiced cashews

I started making these spiced cashews on Sundays, in anticipation of a new episode of Mad Men. I hope you make these nuts for equally epic but lighter events....

mallum

Why you need mallum, a big, fresh, slightly crunchy flurry of greens, over a bowl of rice and dark curry....
sour chili peanuts

sour chili peanuts

These are just toasted peanuts in a little sauce. Not the star of the show but a fine little thing to eat between bites....
brunch big and small

brunch, big & small

Ideas for brunch at home for one, many, big events or Sunday hangovers....
posole

posole

It's a demure-looking bowl, but my posole is punchy....
toasts LS

home toast at high noon

Because shaving, drizzling, sprinkling, melting, and drizzling down your chin–all the decadence belonging to the home toast experience-is gross and unwelcome at the office....