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Antoine’s Potatoes

Antoine’s Potatoes

The following is a recipe of dubious origin given to me by a dubious Frenchman who described himself as “a crazy French hippie”. To say this in what can only be described in Monty Python terms as the “outrageous French accent” Antoine had you need to swallow the ‘r’s and drop the ‘h’ in hippie. Antoine was a backpacker visiting New Zealand and working in various bakeries for which he woke up at 3am. As … Read entire article »

Filed under: French, Vegan, Vegetarian

Buckwheat porridge with cinnamon, walnuts and cranberries

Buckwheat porridge with cinnamon, walnuts and cranberries

Considering the state of the weather outside, you may be hankering for something warming, and nutritious for breakfast. You’d think from the way I talk that I am something of a porridge addict. On the contrary, but when the weather looks like this, it is to porridge I must go! But wait. You know I need to offer up one of my mega digressions before I carry on, so here it is. I once found … Read entire article »

Filed under: New Zealand, Vegetarian