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Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Pan-Fried Carrot Strips

Halloween has always been celebrated in a big way in Ireland, where I come from. When I was growing up it was more about dressing up, spooking each other, playing games such as apple bobbing rather than today’s popular ‘trick or treating’. Irish folklore has strong links with Halloween, which is said to be linked with […]

Notes From a Small (Danish) Island, Part I

This year we decided to take a gamble on the Danish summer weather and spent 2 weeks of precious vacation time in a beach house on the island of Samsø. I’m happy to say that we totally lucked out with the weather and had two weeks of bliss on this place. Denmark is so idyllic […]