Mor Christmas Recipes Christmas is fast approaching, and I’ve been trying to find more Christmas recipes to tempt our tastebuds. The first one is a slightly unusual but easy starter, Mulled Wine Pears with a Roquefort Dressing, which sounds spicy and warm, with the creamy richness of Roquefort cheese making this a very different starter. […]
Guess it’s time to start thinking about Christmas recipes, and this Smoked Salmon & Guacamole Shots recipe really appeals to me. Everything I love in one glass, and it would make a brilliant and light starter for a Christmas meal. I must look out our old shot glasses, to make sure they are big enough. Smoked Salmon […]
Apologies to all for not blogging since May this year. Having recovered my stamina since my Cancer treatment, I realised that I needed to put a lot of effort into my slightly neglected Kitchen Garden. And that took some doing, believe me! But best of all, we had to finish the final design for our […]
Maybe it’s because I’ve been spending hours, every day, digging and sowing and watering in my Kitchen Garden recently – but planting all those tiny, vulnerable vegetable plants has really given me A Taste of Spring.
Tales from Our Kitchen Garden The weather in East Yorkshire hasn’t been so bad – no hurricanes or floods or horrendous weather conditions like that – but it has been very wet, slightly frosty with little bits of sunshine. Yesterday (the day of the Tour de Yorkshire beginning), our weather decided to give us almost […]
Nettle Recipes A few years ago, I would have never dreamed of writing about Nettles, and particularly Nettle Recipes! I hate being stung by those ferocious plants that litter my garden, and strike me with that sudden, instant pain that materialises into a dull, strong, nagging, itchy ache for hours and is no friend of […]
Ricotta Gnudi are light Italian dumplings, served with a Sage Butter sauce. Delicious.
Party Time Food for sharing with family and friends – finger food, buffet food – food to prepare ahead.
Roasted Parsnip & Garlic Soup Recipe. After spending days cleaning the building dust off the downstairs of our house, then taking up a paintbrush and roller and turning our building site into a beautiful silver-grey room, I’m absolutely in need of nourishment and warm soup. I find making soup relaxes me, almost as much as […]
Our wonderful late summer days have suddenly deserted us, judging by the steady sound of the rain, thudding on our new extension rooftop just under our bedroom window. Waking early, at 5.00am, I lay there, my mind racing as usual, then I thought “What shall we have for lunch today?” Remembering what a wonderful mix […]