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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).

Recipe – Fig and Gorgonzola Pizza with Caramelized Shallots

A fabulous pizza where the sweetness of dried figs and caramelized shallots complements the smooth, tangy unctuousness of the Gorgonzola. The only thing that takes a bit of time to prepare are the onions and they can be made in … Continue reading

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Recipe – Linguine with Crab, Fresh Herbs, Lemon & Chili

One of the best things about pasta is that you can create something quite luxurious in a matter of minutes and this lovely seafood dish is no exception. If you can’t get hold of fresh crab, use the best quality … Continue reading

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Recipe – Classic French Apple Tart

Or perhaps I should call this my lazy version of a classic French apple tart as I used a jar of organic sugar-free apple puree for the filling, because I couldn’t be bothered to peel and cook a load of … Continue reading

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Recipe – Turkey Meatloaf with Tarragon & Lemon Zest

An incredibly simple recipe for ground turkey (or chicken), this meatloaf is much lighter than the beefy version. Fragrant with tarragon and lemon zest, it’s delicious whether eaten hot or cold making it great picnic fodder, which may seem a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Indian Spiced Avocado with Ginger & Chili

I suppose this could be considered Southern India’s answer to guacamole, although I suspect it existed centuries earlier than that ubiquitous avocado offering as it originated with Arab settlers who arrived in India over 400 years ago. Who knows – … Continue reading

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Recipe – Baked Eggs with Asparagus

Now that spring is doing its very best to spring itself upon us, the supermarkets are full of  tender young asparagus stalks and what better way to use them than in this lovely brunch dish? Baked eggs are very adaptable … Continue reading

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Recipe – My Favorite ‘Mac ‘n Cheese’

Who doesn’t love a really good mac ‘n cheese? Or in this instance, any macaroni-sized pasta with a combination of your favorite cheeses. Here I used rotini pasta, Parmigiano Reggiano, Mozzarella, cave-aged Gruyere and a mature Dutch Prima Donna. Use … Continue reading

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