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Masala Roast Cashews

Masala Roast Cashews

Masala Roast Cashews

Samuel Johnson once remarked that “…when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life..”

Not entirely in agreement with you there, Sam me owd mate.

Actually, I firmly believe that alarm bells should start ringing about one’s Joie de vivre when a person starts to go off cashews.

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Bacon Wrapped Avocado Wedges

Bacon wrapped avocado wedges

Bacon wrapped avocado wedges

I’d seen variations on this particular theme floating around the Paleoverse for quite a while, and wanted to see what they were like.

Then, as luck would have it, I just happened to have a packet of bacon and an avocado in and up for grabs. How fortuitous!

Okidoki, my porcine and fruity friends, let’s do this thing…

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Sweet Potato and Prosciutto Chips

Sweet potato chips

Sweet potato chips

Let’s not beat about the bush here – when it comes to “hitting the spot” these wonderful wee snacks are pure cruise missile.

This to me is the very essence of Paleo – simple, good quality ingredients, prepared with an absolute minimum of fuss, and yet packed to the rafters with taste.

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Nargis kebab – Indian Scotch Egg

Nargis kebab Indian Scotch Egg

Nargis kebab – Indian Scotch Egg

You’ll often see Nargis Kebab described as an Indian Scotch egg, in so far as it consists of a flavoured meat mixture wrapped around a boiled egg and then cooked, either by frying or baking in the oven.

Over the years, we’ve found that the presence of Nargis Kebab in a cookbook or on a restaurant menu has become a kind of a litmus test for authenticity and quality.

That doesn’t mean, of course, that its absence indicates bad times ahead for the reader or the diner, just that whenever we’ve happened across Nargis Kebab we’ve never been disappointed.

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