Guilt Free Caesar Salad Like most people I know, I’m all about trying to ‘having my cake and eat it’, but this has very obvious drawbacks. Sometimes you just crave a seriously garlicky, creamy dressing but without all the calories, well I think I’ve found it. I came across this while researching vegetarian dressings on … Continue reading Guilt Free Caesar Salad
What a great quote from the fabulous Julia Child, a woman after my own heart. There’s nothing quite like a little bit of what you fancy for having survived the onslaught of crap that somehow manages to wrap itself around our legs and trips us up. You wake up with your mind buzzing, feeling so … Continue reading “Everything in moderation, including moderation”.
Apparently these have almost taken over Pinterest within the last week or so,they are called Cloud Breads and are completely carb and gluten free. There are only three ingredients, eggs, cottage cheese and cream of tartar. I had no cream of tartar so I substituted with a few drops of lemon juice and added white … Continue reading Cloud Bread
The wind is howling and there is sleet rattling against the windows, we are being battered by, I think, the seventh storm this winter. This recipe seems like the most delicious culinary hug, perfect with some creamy champ. Boeuf Bourguignon Serves 4 Preparation time 1 hour + marinating overnight Total cooking time, approximately 3.5 – 4 … Continue reading Where’s the beef?
I’m not going to bore you with a recipe for Boeuf Bourguignon, so easy to look up on line or in a trusted cookery book, but I do want to draw your attention to the the three most important elements to keep in mind before you embark on making such a wonderful casserole. The cut … Continue reading Where’s the Beef?
Toasted flour “it’s all in the prep”. Getting as much done as possible before the event and boxed away. We have a family “Do” coming up in a few weeks and I’ve already started my lists and have done my calculations. It’s not a very large gathering but I always want to get … Continue reading Useful Cooking Tip
I have been watching Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s new TV programm “War on Waste”, with great interest, as It’s a subject that I’m very passionate about. We have become borderline obsessive about so called beauty perfection, I lay the blame for this squarely at the feet of social media. The constant strive for flawlessness in all … Continue reading Wonky Veg
I really love that my life has taken this turn into the world of multimedia. As I get older and my knees get creakier I find myself relishing the thought of sitting at my keyboard and regaling you with some great stories of my time spent at the stove and hopefully you can pick up … Continue reading Christmas in August
For people that know me, here I will hold up both my hands and admit, I am a condiment slut. You really can’t underestimate the importance of the quality of good condiments. I’m talking about salt, pepper,oil,butter, these sometimes thought of as incidental in the grand scheme of a recipe. But I feel they are … Continue reading The importance of condiments