Persimmon and pear Chutney

When persimmon are in season they are cheap and plentiful. One way of preserving them is to make a simple chutney. It can be used as a side with curry or it is good with cheese.

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Pigeon and ginger soup

Zou yue zi  (坐月子) is the traditional Chinese post confinement. The Mandarin term Zuo Ye Zi is roughly translated to English as “sitting the month,” which refers to the traditional Chinese custom of having new mothers rest for a month or up to 42 days at home after giving birth. Continue reading “Pigeon and ginger soup”