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No, not angel hair pasta, nor hair of the dog. This blog is not about food. It’s about hair, or rather, losing it. Most of us take our hair for granted, with our problems confined to “should I wash it … Continue reading

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Ginger Slice

This is one of Nana’s little handwritten recipes. Her writing is beautiful, but sometimes hard to read. This is the type of recipe that turns up so often in Nana’s notes. With incredibly simple instructions. So straight forward that they … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week #1

Nana’s book are not only full of recipes.  It turns out that she was also a ‘handy hints’ collector.  These range from the genuinely helpful to the questionable (watch this space for the original health drink!) There are too many … Continue reading

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Steak and Banana Casserole

Mum recoiled in disgust when I told her that I would be making this. She has childhood memories of Nana’s banana curry, which it’s safe to say was not her favourite meal.  When I served this up for the family … Continue reading

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