The summer is over! At least here in Iceland. It had a really nice start with sunny May and first weeks of June. However, the rest the summer was cold and the sun was hiding for the most part until in the third week of this month, when it also got slightly warmer for a […]

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An update on how things are coming along in the greenhouse and garden is long overdue. Reason is I spend more time tending to my plants these days than writing. To cut a long story short everything is going splendidly. It’s only mid July but I already have homegrown salad, cucumbers, sugar snaps, spinach, kale […]

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Ingredients 150 g mixed green lettuce  300 g broccoli 10-15 mushrooms 1 yellow chilli 1-2 tbsp garlic, chopped finely 1 tin chickpeas  1 tbsp turmeric salt and black pepper  olive oil for frying Method Wash the salad and arrange in a big bowl. Divide the broccoli into florets and slice the mushrooms and yellow chilli. […]

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The Icelandic Cancer Society’s annual initiative, Mottumars, (Moustache March) brings awareness to cancer affecting men. Many grow moustaches to bring attention to this and encourage other men to know the symptoms and seek help. Companies support Moustache March too and among others are my sponsors VAXA. They sent me a special Moustache March box, filled […]

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This recipe is really simple and you can use just about any vegetable you like. I normally use what I have at home. When I decided to write down the recipe I had cauliflower, broccoli and sweet Palermo pepper. I’ve sometimes used tomatoes, carrots and sugar snaps to name a few. I just like to […]

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Ingredients marinade  400 ml olive oil 1 red chilli 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 2 tbsp grated ginger 7-8 garlic cloves 1 tbsp curry powder 1/2 tsp sumac 1/2 tsp moroccan harissa  1/4 tsp coriander powder 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped (optional) veggies 1 aubergine 50 g broccoli 25 g string beans (or any other green beans […]

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Whilst writing this the first autumnal storm is raging outside my window. Orange weather warning. I can’t go walking, cause a small person like me is at risk to fly Mary Popping style. Besides, I don’t want to get hit by a trampoline. In other countries this would be considered a winter weather. During weekend […]

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