Freeze Ahead Christmas Basics and recipes so that you are relaxed on the big day.
New Starters for Christmas? I can’t believe it is 29th November. Where has the year gone? For myself, too many trips to hospitals, but the realisation that Christmas is just around the corner comes as welcome relief. We will have nine people around our now highly polished old gateleg table, and I am really enjoying […]
Chilly Day Recipes Waking up at 5.30am on a very chilly November morning, I stumbled out of bed, peered through my window and decided to return to bed. But I couldn’t sleep and my mind turned to thinking of chilly day recipes to warm us up on what looked a very grey and grimy day. […]
Searching for Turmeric Recipes Well, as you can see, I’m searching for Turmeric Recipes to help with my Cancer. My specialist’s Professor in India has done a whole load of research into Turmeric regarding women and Cancer, and regards it of great importance. So my quest for information begins here. According to the BBC Good Food […]
Fun Food Recipes for a Freezing February. Looking out of my Office window, (well, spare bedroom window really), the sky is the greyest of greys, the trees are even all grey, and to warm me up I’ve been thinking of fun food recipes for a freezing February. It really looks horrible out there, with a few […]
It’s a New Year, New Recipes, ones that are both mouthwatering and light to eat.
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 […]
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 […]
The more I researched about Jerusalem Artichokes, the more I realised I ought to share some very important tips! In most culinary circles, I have discovered that Jerusalem Artichokes, with their smooth, interesting flavour, are also known as …… close your eyes if you are of a delicate disposition …… ‘fartichokes’. They have the ability to […]