Dinner invented itself as i was staring at the vegetable tray of the fridge tonight. I saw several summer vegetables that just begged to be chargrilled. I had no meat defrosted or beans soaked so lentils were an obvious choice. I wouldn’t go so far as to say this is an actual recipe. More just [...]
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For weeks now I have been meaning to sample this chicken from Stone Soup. Finally, the night arrived. Let me tell you it was well worth the wait. I made yoghurt cheese rather than the yogurt and cream cheese mix. Deliciously moist and packed with flavour. There’s barely enough left to make a single sandwich [...]
After the weekend’s birthday celebrations, one thing I did not feel like doing today was cooking. Rare but true. Even so, it’s only just occurred to me as I type this that take away is the common option for nights such as tonight. It’s just not something that occurs to me more than once in [...]
I consider myself very lucky to have Ankle Biters with quite adult palates. Well there is both luck and good management involved in that. However, I have lately been overcome by a burning desire to throw a good old fashioned grown up dinner party. The Bread Winner is about to vanish to far away ports [...]
When the Ankle Biters insist on rising at 4.30am and I have to spend three hours of the morning in the pool, I tend to run a little short of energy in the afternoon. Even more so when I cut the tip off my finger and bleed like a stuck pig for hours on end. [...]
Despite my dazzling array of ideas at the start of the year, the sandwich/leftover rut always rears its boring head at some point. The rainbow challenge issued by Son and Heir’s kinder has given me the kick up the rear I need to move past it. In keeping with both the rainbow theme and the [...]