Monthly Archives: May 2011

Faith schools, hypocrisy and class aspirations

The most depressing thing I heard in the last few weeks was this: some people I know started attending the Catholic Church, with a view to having their child admitted to the Catholic School in the area (not strictly very … Continue reading

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Dakos!

Dakos, or koukouvayia (which means owl) is something I learnt to appreciate in Crete. The reason I made it (apart from nostalgia and flavour) is that last night, with a bit of leftover dough I had from making pizzas I … Continue reading

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Baked plaice with tomatoes and parsley

A very simple recipe and a healthier alternative to frying the fish. Ingredients (for 2-3) 4-5 fillets of plaice a few fresh tomatoes 1 onion, cut in rings 2-3 cloves of garlic, thickly cut Olive oil Fresh parsley, finely chopped … Continue reading

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