This month’s recipes
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Category Archives: Random bits that don’t belong in a category…
Cupboard love: potato, onion and garlic ‘shakshuka’
Shakshuka is a middle-eastern dish popularised, at least in the UK, by Ottolenghi and it is very much worth your time. You can find a recipe for it here. I’m not sure what makes this dish a shakshuka, since it … Continue reading
Cupboard love: banana and chocolate muffins
I’m starting blogging again, because if ever there was a time I am going to say WTF do I eat tonight it is now, on 12-week NHS lockdown, reliant on neighbours and friends for deliveries, and any services where I … Continue reading
Rachel Roddy’s chicken with potatoes and anchovies
If there was anyone I’d be happy to share my kitchen with, I think it would be Rachel Roddy. Since my kitchen is tiny, with barely room for one person, let alone two, this would be quite a step. But … Continue reading
The Summer Wardrobe: Lemon Salsa
As a Brit I find food and cooking more of a challenge in the summer than throughout the rest of the year, mainly because, just as hot-weather clothes are rarely needed in this country, so is hot-weather food. But this year we’ve had … Continue reading
How Europe educated my palate and why it matters
I had a post all ready for this weekend, I was planning to upload it on Friday and then, well, then we know what happened. I don’t think I have ever been more shocked by a piece of news since … Continue reading
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Friday Night Fixes: feta-basil crostini and anchovy dressing for green vegetables
My cooking life has, rather unexpectedly, been turned upside down by renovations that don’t even touch the kitchen. A new bathroom. moving the washing machine and new doors would, in most people’s houses, not even stroke the edges of the … Continue reading
I’m back! Did you notice I’d gone? Did you know that I was in Port Eliot, then Suffolk, then France then the Edinburgh Festival? What do you mean you had better things to do?! Ah well, me too, but now … Continue reading
Summer avocado pre-dinner treat
Do you ever have those days when you come home, head straight into the kitchen and you’re just too hungry to even think about making anything dinner-like; you have to eat NOW? I have them all the time and usually … Continue reading
Erm…look what I’ve got!
A business card, with the most beautiful typography. Thank you Mr David Pearson; I love it.
Something for the weekend…a little glass of red perhaps?
A friend of mine once described the internet as a library with all the books thrown on the floor; finding what you need or want in those circumstances can be impossible. But then sometimes, in the muddle, you find something … Continue reading