A Greek Meal & Memories of Leonard Cohen

On Saturday morning I woke to news of Leonard Cohen’s death. Of all the famous who have died this sad year, none has touched me as much as Cohen’s. I ‘discovered’ him in a youth hostel in France – in Quiberon, Brittany – when I was 19. A heaving┬ácommunal room where we ate sparingly and […]

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Baked Butter Beans in Tomato Sauce on Toast with Eggs

When I made the Greek-style beans the other night, I had quite a lot left over. I put two portions in freezer bags and froze. The other portion I left in the fridge and decided they’d make a good supper dish midweek with some eggs. I guess it’s a bit of a cheat blog post […]

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Greek-style Beans with Tomato Sauce, Greens & Yiannis’s Herbs

This one is for Di, who very kindly brought me back some of Yiannis’s herbs from Kardamyli where she was holidaying recently. What a treat! And so very nice of her to think of┬áme. Writing about Yiannis’s wonderful herbs and Kardamyli was one of the very first posts on the blog, just over four years […]

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