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More of the same: Tricolore Eggplant Bruschetta

I guess I was wrong. Last month, when I mentioned that eggplants/aubergines were at the end of their season here, I clearly didn’t know what I was talking about. The lovely purple veg are still appearing at the market weekly, and if anything there seems to be more of them than ever before. Silly me, I assumed that something in the “summer squash” family would cease to be available once it wasn’t summer any longer. But apparently, no amount of morning frost or chilly rain is getting rid of these. Read more…

On Books and Bruschetta: Broad Bean and Feta Bruschetta

Broad Bean and Feta Bruschetta

No, that book isn’t just there because the colour matches so beautifully; I really was reading Jane Austen in the kitchen. Emma is a favourite of mine, though for some reason it can take me weeks to get through it. I’m not sure why – I can pick up Pride and Prejudice after breakfast and practically be done by dinner – but Emma is a demanding read for me. So when I feel like tackling it, I’ll leave it somewhere I find myself often. Read more…