Monthly Archives: June 2006
VERY rarely I treat myself to a take-away. Not something I’m proud of, but sometimes at a weekend I’m so tired and emotional it really is the only stuff to suffice that doesn’t take sobriety to prepare; any fool can … Continue reading
You know those recipes which are inversely rewarding? The less effort you put in, the lovelier they are. This is one of those.
IN an effort to modestly debase my own skills (and ingratiate myself to readers) I’ve decided to lift the lid on a few culinary disasters to have befallen me. Please don’t chuckle. This takes a lot of pride-swallowing to do, … Continue reading
We’ve gone elderflower crazy at my house. It looks like I’ve sprung a dozen leaks in the ceiling, so many bowls are there perched on every flat surface. But once I shared my newly brewed elderflower cordial with my pals, … Continue reading
This is just one of many tuna recipes that I make a lot. It’s not intended to be a dish for entertaining but a real stay at home staple that cheers you up. I thought it was my own invention but I’ve since seen Giorgo do a very similar dish but with the addition of a copy of anchovies at the stage when the tomotoes go in. It only takes about 20 minutes and leaves you wanting more.
Ugliness now has a price it seems. The upmarket supermarket Waitrose (still conspicuous by its absence from almost every high street in Greater Manchester) has decided this week to put fruit without obvious beauty on its shelves. But why stop there? Let the market decide the price for ugly.
Urgh – vinegary!
You don’t say.
It’s cheap, healthy, very tasty plus it can be dressed up or down depending on the company. I haven’t found anyone who doesn’t like it yet. Safe bet for entertaining.
Bread and marriage may not go together like a horse and carriage but could the cutting of the daily loaf be a relationship tester?