Archive | June, 2015

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The walnut cake

Depi does fantastic Thai Yoga massage in Ithaca and on the retreat. Whilst waiting for her customers she will sometimes come and chat with us in the kitchen, helping us to sample a new dessert (or 5). Depi herself makes fabulous cakes and last week she cooked a walnut cake for the new guests, which was […]

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The new outdoor yoga shala

The humble potato

My second retreat has passed so quickly. We had 17 this time which was pretty full on. The retreat was run by Sue Chopping (each retreat is run by a different yoga teacher) who kindly let me join in the classes. A new outdoor shala has just been built and so we did our down […]

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Halva icecream with chocolate sauce and roasted peanuts (from Ottolenghi's plenty more)

The Greedy Cook

Well I made it through the first retreat and even better, so did the guests! As mentioned in my previous post, we get most of our fruit and vegetables from ‘vegetable makis’, who has an organic farm in Kefalonia. Collecting them from him, it felt like a drug deal (from what I know from breaking […]

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