We were in Manchester recently for a Conference and needed to eat after the long drive down. Last time we were there we had found a rather nice Italian but as with the way of things, it was proving difficult to find. G (who had been driving for 7 hours that day) was beginning to […]
You don’t often see soft roes nowadays, but I spotted some today, nestling in a white porcelain dish in the fishmongers display. I love soft roes and they are a favourite quick lunch. Apparently good for vitamin D too which can’t be bad. They have a lovely light creamy texture and are best treated simply. Here […]
As discussed in my post on setting up the blog – the pictures are an important part of any food blog. I have never done ‘real’ photography, just ‘snaps’. So this is a new challenge for me. To help me meet it, I have invested in a new camera – a Canon EOS 100D Digital […]
Mary Berry’s Food Processor Cookbook is an excellent guide to using your food processor when cooking and is a really useful and practical book. Highly recommended.
This is a traditional French country recipe made most commonly from pork belly. I first came across it years ago, I think in a Sophie Grigson book and have made it quite a few times. Without the food processor however it is a bit of a faff as after cooking you have to shred the […]
This is a lovely recipe, very simple, which I have used for years. It is based on an original I got from a Delia Smith cookbook. I like it because it uses the smaller 18cm tins. My husband loves Victoria sponge and indeed I did it for his 50th birthday party, with ‘50’ in sifted […]
An in-depth feature on the avocado looking at their health properties, their history and how we like to eat them
All about setting up a blog – my blog. Talking over the things I had to do and how I did them. Maybe of interest to anyone setting up their own blog …
Talking about my Kenwood FPM810 Food Processor – getting it out of the box, what it contains and initial impressions.
This is an easy way to cook rice developed by me based on the Persian method. There is no tedious measuring and it works (for me anyway) every time …