As we are going through a bit of a heatwave at the moment most foodie hearts and minds are turning to outdoor, sunshine, barbecue cooking. For most people Asian, Indian hot and spicy dishes are not on the agenda. But the other night we enjoyed a light, bright Indian Recipe dish, Chicken Tikka, that is […]
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All Things Italian, (Especially an Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe) My introduction to Italian food (and an Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe) came about in, of all places, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. I had just become the proud owner of my first show-jumping horse, and both she and I spent the next two summer holidays living, working and […]
Recipe: All things Italian, especially Italian food (continued) Click here to read the introduction Still not that adventurous with food (and certainly not with Italian food) I wasn’t sure what to expect from Mrs Lanni’s cooking. On my first morning, after mucking out loads of stables, grooming both my horse and the Lanni’s huge international show-jumpers […]
Tackling a Kruk: In general Thai curries start with a curry paste to which you add other ingredients to ‘build’ your meal. There are only about 10 basic pastes and my favourite is the ‘Penang’ which is mainly suitable for chicken or dense fish. You can create this paste in a food processor but it […]
Tomato Soup Recipe – (or how I discovered it) Years ago, I was newly married, with a tiny baby, and what happens. An electricity strike! No oven for hours at a time. How to cook? Then my father saved the day and bought me a 2-ring gas burner (a camping stove) and my panic was […]
First Strawberries of Summer: We are almost up and running now with our site – just a few more tweaks should sort things out. Fingers crossed. In between pouring over the computer screen for the last few weeks, Erik and myself have been furiously working and watering in the kitchen garden. Now is the time […]