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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 chinโ€“all the decadence belonging to the home toast experience-is gross and unwelcome at the office....