Archive for October, 2009
Usually what happens when the school holidays roll around is that I have much more time to devote to blogging. Well, not so this time. My dreamy plans of long walks, boozy visits, vigorous runs, lazy lunches and plentiful posts were dashed to pieces by both unfortunate unforseen circumstances and underestimated study commitments. It was, in the end, a rather [...]
The clocks change this evening. Now, I’m not one to become down during the dark days but if I were this post, this clip and dancing in the kitchen to this song would brighten me up.
When I read that Julia and James were holding a food event in honour of the late Keith Floyd, I knew I wanted to join in. News of his death last month sincerely saddened me as his cooking style and recipes and joie de vivre always inspired me and made me smile. Have you read [...]
This photo relaxes me.
… as a baby Highland cow.
Nam nam nam. Need I say more? Cumin Roasted Cauliflower 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1 heaped tablespoon ghee or 2 tblspn vegetable oil 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, ground roughly with a mortar and pestle 1/4 tablespoon coriander seeds, ground roughly with a mortar and pestle Salt and pepper Add the cauliflower to a [...]
Though I can’t say I’ve got over my term one fatigue just yet, I feel I have my cooking mojo back at long last. Thank heavens. I’ve been staring at the same squash and the same block of halloumi for weeks now and have had absolutely no idea what to do with them at all. [...]