Stirring the pot – sticking my neck out to say something important.
Archives for 2021
Walnuts, preserved lemon and the sweet, caramelised taste of yellow peppers with a smoky little kick of ground chipotle. Bang on!
Pale creamy green cashew sauce with a background note of spice. So many uses … but you just might stand at the fridge sneaking a spoonful, and another …
So simple, so much flavour. Give them a go!
Bubbles! A bottle of bubbly needs friends, unless it is Covid Lockdown. In that case, either buy a Champagne stopper, or drink the lot!
Sweet, hot and sharp, and straight out of Middle Eastern expert Claudia Roden’s kitchen.
This hardly needs a recipe, but here you go, just in case …
Juicy and tasty with a crunchy top!
Nothing wrong with a tray of spuds and peppers.
September chit-chat, recipes and pics.
Take a quick visit to a French country kitchen with this dish.
Call around friends, put the kettle on and serve them up a slice of this gorgeous loaf.
Best-ever Christmas Cake – with a lovely family ritual.
Oh-oh. Cute as, but bad-ass.
Roasting the vegetables ahead of time makes this quick to put together when you are under the pump at meal time.
So not a school pudding!
Grab a butternut and spice it up!
Crunchy nutty slice – just the thing with a cuppa
Lockdown affects everyone, just in different ways. I don’t mind being alone, and like many writers, prefer it most of the time. Not having so many emails to deal with is a bonus. But I truly am desperate to garden. My little Podular housette is delayed, of course – the site is all ticked off and ready […]
I’ve got a friend. He’s a bit spiky and he’s very shy. Still, it’s nice to have someone pop by. I also have pheasants – they’re very noisy – rosellas (they’re squawky but colourful), ducks (extremely noisy but quite magnificent), dozens of rabbits (that’s probably a bad thing but their little ears poking up out […]
Tangy-fresh with plenty of crunch, perfect with Mediterranean dishes.
Mid-week munching doesn’t get any better than this.
9th August It’s all about site preparation. Last week a big drill thingy arrived so I knew holes were on the agenda, and sure enough the digger turned up again and did one of the other jobs it does well, dig holes. Who knew? I thought they just scooped up stuff. A sleeve is wrapped […]
Yep, it’s been busy around here with trucks and diggers beeping and buzzing and men in hi-vis and hats. The progress with the ground work for my PODULAR housette has been hampered by rain, but finally this week the digger arrived and work commenced. You can see more in the pic and link below. Meanwhile, the oven has […]
What’s the deal with silicone bakeware? Is it worth the cost?