Tag Archives: food

Turkish eggs – cilbir

Having tasted this at Providores in London I had to find out how to make this ultimate comfort food! I’ve adapted it to as low-fat a version as possible in the past; today was not quite go for broke but … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Festive GF Baking

A batch of Christmassy fruit & nut chocolatiness… Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Recipes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bite the Bullet

Time to bite the bullet again (at least that would be calorie-free). The fridge has been detoxed and is full of butternut squash soup and other duly worthy stuff. Here we go, Orville and I… (Orville above is in fact … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Never-ending Battle

This gallery contains 8 photos.

I have to say, the garden wildlife is taking the whatsits round here. The local critters really need to remember whose garden this is. Earlier in the year I simply gave up on the troughs of cut-and-come-again salad after the … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pflaumenkuchen mit Streusel: plum crumble cake

This gallery contains 9 photos.

I wanted a traditional German Pflaumenkuchen recipe for the OH’s birthday last week when we had people coming to supper, and came across this oneĀ from ‘Sunday Hotpants’, complete with its own charming tale. It’s come via New Zealand, so it’s … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harvest Home

This gallery contains 8 photos.

As the chutney-in-the-making photo in the last blog was a bit dubious to say the least, I thought I’d ferret out a few of the more finished products from recent bouts of domesticity. I think it’s an atavistic urge, like … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Seriously Spicy Plum “Glutney”

I clearly have yet to find a way of making a pan of chutney look appealing! I wanted to make some chutney to keep my husband happy as he is a lifelong hater of all things raisin-y, including currants & … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Taste of Eritrea

A friend took us to Mosob, an Eritrean restaurant in London the other day. It proved to be more of a tutorial than a simple lunch, and all the more enjoyable for that! It is a family-run business, and they … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Risotto Primavera

Had to get some more asparagus while the local season is on (the Vale of Evesham is asparagus central!). It was so cold and wet and miserable this evening I decided that risotto was the only possible recipe – the … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Asparagus Season

Yay for the season – a little foray to the Vale of Evesham today. Local ‘gras plus a couple of asparagus and Parmesan scones from the Wayside shop in Wickhamford – excellent. Made “Aunty Delia’s” foaming hollandaise to go with … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment