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Francesca's Secret Kitchen...

Posted by Janice Bruce-Brand on Friday, January 14, 2011, In : SUPPER CLUBS 

About a month before we left the cold and snow of London behind us and headed for sunny South Africa, we were fortunate enough to join Francesca's Secret Kitchen, another one of London's Underground Supperclubs, for an absolutely gorgeous evening.  I simply love the idea of supperclubs - it certainly looks like a lot of hard work and requires a fair amount of passion and talent, so I take my hat off to anyone who can master the act!


We invited Richard's parents, Lynsay and Martin to join us on...

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Chunky Chowder

Posted by Janice Bruce-Brand on Thursday, November 11, 2010, In : RECIPES 

I absolutely love decent corn chowder, and with the unfriendly cold weather of late, a bowl of hot soup makes you feel good from the inside.  My friend Ev in Knysna makes fabulous chowder – here is my colourful chunky version, it’s so easy and so tasty, I had to share my recipe with you. (For a meat free alternative - leave out the chicken & ham, and use veggie stock instead.)

Ingredients:
1-2 TBS olive oil
1 large potato, peeled & cubed
1 onion, finely chopped
2 leeks, sliced thinly
3 c...


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Just Married & Living the good life in London


Janice Bruce-Brand Hi, I'm Janice. I am not a chef, and I am not a photographer - but I love cooking, eating and taking photographs. My mother is a great cook and this is probably where my love for food began. A few years ago, she opened up her own little restaurant in the quaint farming hamlet where I spent roughly 20 years of my youth! By creating this blog, I hope to share with you my curiosity for just about everything in life that relates to food. Those who know me are aware of just how much I love to document my trips and travels. I hope you'll join me for the ride... I promise to keep you suitably entertained (and perhaps even drooling at times!)

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