A Birthday Party at Ruben’s Refettorio

My son’s 30th birthday celebrations continued at Ruben’s Refettorio last night. Igor’s wonderful bakery and pizzeria have become such family favourites that when Jonathan was deciding where to gather his friends to celebrate his entry into a new decade, it was a natural choice. Some of us had built up an appetite on the playing […]

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Broccoli Soup with Garlic & Chilli

It’s so nice when you find out that things you love to eat are also good for you. I love broccoli and eat it a lot. So full of excellent nourishing things is it that Ian Marber describes it in his book, The Food Doctor: Healing Foods for Mind and Body, as a ‘perfect food’. I’d […]

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Roasted Beetroot, Tahini & Orange Dip

OK, after all that cheese in Switzerland, I’m on a bit of a health kick. I loved the Swiss cheese but there’s only so much cheese a girl can take and still feel good. I’ve been thinking for a while of buying some of the lovely fresh beetroots around at the  moment to make a […]

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