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Komal's Umbrella

Komal's Umbrella

Just getting this blog started - mate it aint easy

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

I’ve tried a few french onion soup recipes and all of them made me regret wasting all that time and all those onions. We still ate them, can’t waste food, though Marco didn’t think they were so bad. Finally I found this one, it turned […]

Tomato and Ricotta Pasta – delicious and easy

Tomato and Ricotta Pasta – delicious and easy

Tomato and Ricotta Pasta, can this recipe be any easier? When I mentioned that it was an authentic Italian recipe, I got Marco’s Italian tick of approval. Seriously, like I need it.

Banana Pancakes – easy and delicious

Banana Pancakes – easy and delicious

These banana pancakes are so damn easy, healthy and delicious, it’s a no-brainer! This is how it happened. I woke up hungry. I open the fridge, there was no milk! My usual  breakfast of cafe latte with biscuits was derailed. So just an espresso with […]

Freeze your ginger

Freeze your ginger

If you’re always reaching for some fresh ginger but never have any  on hand, time to grate and freeze! Grated ginger is handy for any curry and stir fry, heck chuck it in your tea too! You’ll be surprised at how well the flavour is preserved.

Bad Apples? It’s Time for Apple Crumble!

Bad Apples? It’s Time for Apple Crumble!

Apple Crumble This apple crumble recipe will turn those sad forgotten apples into spoon licking deliciousness.

I hate Plantar Fasciitis! I’m kicking it out the door.

I hate Plantar Fasciitis! I’m kicking it out the door.

I hate Plantar Fasciitis. It’s like having a whingy, irritating companion that you just can’t wait to get rid of. And when you do, this companion comes back to stay for a while. I should mention that it’s painful too. Right now I’m beating it, for […]

Butchering T-shirts to make a pillow case

Butchering T-shirts to make a pillow case

Last year, I happened on some tutorial videos to make t-shirt yarn. I just didn’t have any old t-shirts to destroy, nor the time to embark  on such a craft quest. This year is different, I’ve got the time and two old t-shirts ready for […]

What forms the basis of Komal’s kitchen

What forms the basis of Komal’s kitchen

Can I make [fill-in-an-exotic-food-hardly-heard-of-before]? I don’t even know the recipe but, what can possibly go wrong? Oh no!! I need [weird-ingredient], but maybe I can substitute it with [other-weird-ingredient-sitting-in-our-pantry]! Do you think it’ll be good? The recipe said 500 gr of butter, but I only […]

Komal vs Marco in board games

Komal vs Marco in board games

Ever get really aggressive with your partner when playing a game with them, be it a video game or board game or just stupid competitive stuff? Then your partner accuses you of verbal abuse? Yeh that happened to me. It cracked me up, much to […]