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The Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger Award Woo hoo! My first blog award, from the lovely Gary at “The Greedy Fork”  – he has such great recipes. Thank you so much. It has been a labour of love, so I’m so pleased other people have enjoyed reading too. The rules of the award state that I need to… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Dinner · Soup

The Goblin King

“When Papa was away at sea, and Mama in the arbor, Ida played her wonder horn to rock the baby still – but never watched. So the goblins came. They pushed their way in and pulled baby out, leaving another all made of ice.” (Outside Over There, Maurice Sendak) I love the book ‘Outside Over… Continue reading The Goblin King

Dinner · Soup

Ponyo Noodles

Miyazaki’s animated film, Ponyo, tells the story of a fish who wants to be a little girl, but in the process ends up turning the world back the Cambrian era. It’s quite surreal and charming. As Ponyo discovers what its like to be a little girl, she becomes fascinated with ham. My favourite scene is… Continue reading Ponyo Noodles


The Mock Turtle’s Soup

Today, I bought my sixth copy of Alice in Wonderland – this one with illustrations by Tove Jansson of Moomin fame. And I also got the inspiration for my first recipe – Mock Turtle soup. “Beautiful Soup, so rich and green, Waiting in a hot tureen! Who for such dainties would not stoop? Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!… Continue reading The Mock Turtle’s Soup