Monthly Archives: November 2009

>Mud and pomegranates II

> (continued from I) When the sun was well on its way, and nature around them was wide awake, they slowly got up and headed back inside the orchard. They made their way through the fruit trees to the edge … Continue reading

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Mud and pomegranates

  It wasn’t even half past three when Angelís woke up. He’d set up the alarm clock for four but his excitement couldn’t wait. Sundays were the best, there was no school and he could do whatever he liked with … Continue reading

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>Rigatoni with roasted peppers and fetta

> I found these lovely peppers at the vegetable stall the other day and thought of a nice recipe (after talking about it with Billy). Ingredients (serves 4) 500 gr rigatoni pasta (or whichever type you like) 3-4 long, red … Continue reading

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> He had to jump in order to get to the long ball Javier sent from right back. With great effort, he chested it down onto the muddy pitch on the left flank. He saw the defender approach with the … Continue reading

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>How the fight against fascism became fascist

> fas·cism n. a. A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism. b. A political philosophy … Continue reading

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>Chickpea & butternut squash soup

> Chickpea & butternut squash soup Ingredients 1 butternut squash, diced 250 gr dried chickpeas (soaked in water overnight) 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 can of chopped tomatoes (or some nice fresh, ripe ones if … Continue reading

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