Tag Archives: Cooking

Sometimes Ugly Has a Hidden Beauty

First a disclaimer – these biscuits are ugly! There is nothing I can do to make them pretty and I suspect a food stylist would struggle. On Masterchef they would probably be described as ‘rustic’ which roughly translated means messy. … Continue reading

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Stars in their Own Right

These little biscuits are great favorites with my children. They are quick and easy to make and are very addictive (consider yourself warned!) Cheese Biscuits 100g grated Parmesan cheese (can use strong bites cheddar) 100g cold butter cubed 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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Culinary Sunshine on a Bleak Winters Day

The weather here has been a little chilly and on a grey overcast day its good to come home to some delicious, warming comfort food. I love Indian food but to do it justice you really need time to allow … Continue reading

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Winter Weather (sort of)

Finally today we have had some rain. We have been enjoying the most balmy Autumn with daytime temperatures around 23C and cool crisp mornings. All day today the clouds have been drawing in and the light fading from the sky. … Continue reading

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Feeling ‘nesty’

The weather is finally showing signs of cooling off a little. It’s been a very long, hot, dry summer so the drop in temperature (ok, so only a few degrees) and a sprinkle of rain has me feeling all ‘nesty’. … Continue reading

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Shuk Shuka

Here is a very easy, very yummy recipe. Guaranteed comfort food! Traditionally a middle eastern dish served as breakfast but I think it’s delicious for lunch or dinner too. I have fiddled with the recipe and added some extras. Hope … Continue reading

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Delicious Tian

Tian for dinner tonight folks. This is originally a Proven├žal country dish but I must confess I have fiddled with it. First by adding bacon, (as one of the males in this household is suspicious of meals without meat), I’ve … Continue reading

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Jam Tarts for Tea

With India asleep, the teenagers off doing their own thing and Ashley at the beach with her Dad, Carys and I got to enjoy some rare one-on-one time. It’s not always easy for Carys having a twin with a disability. … Continue reading

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