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About salidatious

I am Welsh but have lived in Edinburgh since 2004. I have been a PA for most of that time.

June – Recipe Challenge – Ottolenghi The Cookbook

Well! Last couple of months have simple flown by and I can’t believe, it’s July and that I’ve not written up our recipe challenge. For April, I can entirely blame on husbandface. He picked the book, did maybe one recipe … Continue reading

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March – Recipe Book Challenge – Rick Stein’s Spain

Firstly, want to say that alongside this book having lovely, traditional, recipes. It’s also a great read. Some beautiful photos, great little histories and descriptions of dishes. I think this is the book I’ve enjoyed perusing the most. March went … Continue reading

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February – Recipe Book Challenge – Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible

February, February – where did you go?! I feel like I blinked and the month had passed. Despite this – felt we had great success with Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible this month. It felt like we made a lot of … Continue reading

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Daughter of an immigrant, granddaughter of a refugee

My paternal grandmother was born and raised in Poland. During the Second World War she was displaced to Russian, then India, then Kenya and eventually she came to the UK for a holiday and told my grandfather she was staying … Continue reading

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