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About edibletcetera

I'm passionate about food; I cook, photograph, eat...then writes about it in that order. I'm also an occasional restaurant critic and caterer; a former newspaper columnist; author; social media/marketing communications; world traveler; dog lover; skier...and wit, (according to those who know me).

Plum & Almond Custard Tart

I would normally make a tart like this with summer berries, but these late summer plums were so ripe and juicy that I thought I try something different. The result was proclaimed absolutely delicious. I make pastry from scratch and … Continue reading

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Jackfruit Curry

I was recently persuaded to try a vegan alternative to meat, chicken and fish in a curry and the alternative was jackfruit, which I’m told is a good meat substitute. I did a bit of investigating and learned that ripe … Continue reading

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Recipe – Greek Salad with Watermelon & Grilled Halloumi

Having just returned from a trip to Jolly Olde England where the weather was scorching, I was looking forward to some cooling Colorado mountain breezes; no so. Equally scorching here. Grilled halloumi cheese (the squeakiest cheese on the planet) is … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with Shrimp, Lemon & Beet Greens

I can’t count the number of times that I’ve discarded beet greens because they looked like they barely survived a hurricane but when fresh and perky, they’re earthily sweet and delicious. I particularly love those golden beets that come in … Continue reading

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Recipe – Gluten-Free Almond & Berry Cheesecake

Ground almonds are my favorite go-to alternative to regular flour as they create such a moist and dense cake with a lovely nutty flavor. In this case I also experimented with calorie-free *Monkfruit sugar and the result was pretty amazing. … Continue reading

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Recipe – Hot Smoked Salmon, Roast Baby Potatoes & Dill

Another wonderful yet simple recipe from Nigel Slater that takes no time at all to whip up. Roast baby potatoes infused with dill and topped with a slab of hot smoked salmon is deeply satisfying and absolutely delicious. Serving hot … Continue reading

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Recipe – Carrot Halva

Making Indian desserts can be a bit time consuming but they aren’t complicated and don’t require special skills or equipment. They are however, totally worth it. The milk-based varieties are notoriously rich and make an elegant dinner party sweetmeat; a … Continue reading

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