Monthly Archives: September 2007
I first had these as a summer starter but they were so delicious we forgot about the main course and simply made some more! Brings a colourful taste of the Mediterranean into these grey autumn days. What you need One … Continue reading
A little bit of heaven on a plate. That’s the only way I can describe this blackcurrant meringue.I don’t know why the picture came out like this – perhaps I was taking it so fast to get back to the dessert that it came looking as though it was travelling at speed – perhaps it’s the visual manifestation of a sugar rush!
Walkers this week launched a new range of crisps which they not only claim to contain 30 per cent less fat but that also contain more than a third of the suggested amount of wholegrain. All very laudable I’m sure but they do cost 41p so what do they taste like?
Spotting a bargain at the grocers this weekend, I suddenly found the need for a sweet corn soup recipe. I had a buzz round the internet and then made it up and came up with something between a “cream of” and a “chowder”. A “creamder” or a “chow of”?
It’s the food of drinkers – fullsome and with a first hit of flavour but with none of the intricacy and passion which has given the Italian nation is deserved reputation.
Paddington Bear has finally got with the script. No more marmalade, he’s turned to my mate marmite for his sandwiches. See his video clip here.
I’ve recently taken to having the television on while I’m cooking. And increasingly its becoming a somewhat merged activity. Take last night as an example. While busy sautéing some onions, mushrooms and peppers ready for a vegetarian lasagne, I chanced … Continue reading
“There are the poor, the old, and the miserable, who look and feel “half-dead,” as they themselves express it, unless they are “lighted up” every two or three hours with a glass of spirits. Many of these have become so … Continue reading
There seemed to be something fitting about popping to Carluccio’s on the day of Pavarotti’s death and the CD of Italian music for sale in the entrance almsot re-inforced the fact as we were welcomed through to the overstated Caffe … Continue reading