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The Night I Got a Lesson in Brazilian BBQ…

The great thing about being an English language teacher is the parties. Seriously. No one parties like an ex-pat. I know: I lived in South Korea for two years. And last night we hosted a party for some of my wife’s students, one of whom is a self-declared Brazilian BBQ guru who decided to give me some lessons. It was certainly an eye-opener: a very, very delicious eye-opener.  Continue reading The Night I Got a Lesson in Brazilian BBQ…

Roast Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary

The first holiday that we ever took our son on was a camping holiday. We went out into the bush, slept in tents and cooked over wood fires. And now that’s all we hear about.

“Daddy, don’t go to work. Let’s go camping.”

“Daddy, today is camping day.”

Last weekend he started on about camping again and I had a devilishly good idea: what if I could simulate camping in the back yard? A friend had given me a fire pit, and my Mum had given us a camp oven so it seemed only logical to put the two together. And roast some marshmallows of course! Continue reading Roast Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary