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he seeks
to reduce
his footprint
modern man
reduced carbon
reduced water
while the innocent
are without
criminal fingerprints
he is starkly visible
in cities
and their suburbs
as his eye print

invites speculation

Published in ‘i want that in writing’
edited by Brenda Eldridge at Ginninderra Press, 2020

Cook - Eat

Tomato Salad and Mint Dressing

1 cup / 250g plain yoghurt
2 cups mint leaves
1 tablespoon lemon juice or to taste
Couple of pinches of salt
1 tablespoon water
Blitz ingredients in a food processor until it becomes a smooth, bright green sauce. Use extra water to thin to a pourable consistency.

3 large ripe tomatoes sliced into rounds
¼ red onion very thinly sliced
pinch of garam marsala to taste (optional)
Put the tomatoes in a bowl. Sprinkle with pinch of salt, mix with your hands and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
Drain the tomatoes.
Mix with the onion in a serving bowl.
Drizzle dressing over the tomato salad. You will have dressing left over.
Sprinkle with a pinch of garam marsala if desired.

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