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Snapshot: the perfect chicken sandwich

Some bread made with olive oil, left over chicken and lettuce. I’m really happy with this bread and the timing works well with making a loaf every 2nd day. Eldest daughter seems to like both sandwiches and toast made from … Continue reading

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Milk free is not the same as diet, or can I have some calories, please?

This particular lunch was at the John Lewis cafe in Edinburgh, but they aren’t alone in causing me this problem. The food itself (harissa chicken on a flatbread – it has a nice kick to it) was fine, as was … Continue reading

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Lunch Snapshot

Salad from Leopardstown Farmers’ Market. Wine from Dad’s stash. It’s Italian. Basil and almond hummus also from the market. Cracker by Jacobs. A milk free feast in the south Dublin sunshine.

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So what do you eat? Part 3 Chocolate

A lot of people when they hear we don’t eat milk assume this is a joyless lentil eating household (rather than a joyful chickpea eating one) and that my kids must have a sad treat free life.¬† In fact, I … Continue reading

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So what do you eat? Part 2 – Picnics

We’re very busy here at chez chickpea with nursery finishing and school taster sessions and other early summery things[1]. Today was the nursery trip to the beach. The 80 year old nursery elder daughter goes to closes for its last … Continue reading

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So what do you eat? Part 1 – Snacks

(This post has been inspired by coming home from a visit to Gorgie Farm and realising I’m starving but I’m intending to make it an occasional series.) When I tell people we don’t eat milk they often get a slightly … Continue reading

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