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What i’m cooking…

Lot Eight Oil’s Nalini Baruch is a big fan of eggplant prepared every which way, and particularly in this addictive kasundi. I love eggplants. Maybe it is because I grew up unable to eat eggplants. While everyone enjoyed baingan chokha (similar to babaganoush), aloo baigan (potato and eggplant curry) and baigan pakora(eggplant pakora), I could only watch … Continue reading What i’m cooking…

It’s a Birds Life

A flock of our members recently visited Big Paddock farm in Whangaripo Valley, where they met some very friendly chooks. Maria Middlestead was impressed… These ladies are liberated. All 50,000 of them. They spend the morning dining, strolling and dust bathing, which is like a body scrub at a day spa. They prefer to do … Continue reading It’s a Birds Life