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 […]
Where on earth has this last year gone? Christmas present time again. All of a sudden I realised that I hadn’t even thought about doing my ‘wish list’, or about buying presents for my friends and family. And now it’s almost December, and it is amazing how many items I have just been looking at say […]
Just sometimes, when I wake up very early and creep into my very cold tiny office, pitch black sky filtering through my voile curtain, I feel the urgent need for comfort food. On goes my computer, bought back to life by my freezing fingers, and comes to my rescue. Look what I discovered this morning […]
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 […]
It’s 5.45am, and I’m trying to decide what Bank Holiday Recipes to cook for a very soggy Bank Holiday – it’s a choice between Chicken Traybake, Flambeed Chicken with Asparagus or a Chunky Apple, Raisin, Walnut & Cider cake to keep us warm. Maybe make them all?
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.