Archive for April, 2010

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Celery Salt

So, I love my eggs.  This has been said many, many times before.  No surprise then that when a neighbour suggested the following recipe to me as I bought a big, leafy bunch of celery from the monthly local market, hard boiled eggs immediately came to mind.  A lovely condiment to have around. Celery Salt [...]

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Smoked Cheddar and Leek Mash

Comfort food of the highest order.  Just what one needs on a Sunday evening after a fabulous but frantic Saturday night. Smoked Cheddar and Leek Mash (for 2) 2 large floury potatoes, peeled and chopped into golf ball sized pieces Salt and pepper 1 large leek, trimmed and chopped 30ml hot milk Handful grated smoked [...]

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Recent Eating

Malted Bread Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Olives Heidi’s Lentil Soup with Saffron Yogurt Eggs Florentine Mackerel Pate Mushroom and Feta Pizza

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Just the most beautiful April weekend ever. Forgot how happy sunshine makes me!

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Blog Suggestions…

I’m feeling the need to refresh a few areas of my life.  Nothing drastic, you understand.  New walks with Marco, new exercise routine, different reading materials, wardrobe explorations… that kind of thing.  Cleaned out my feed reader this morning, deleting blogs that are no longer updated or that I don’t read any more, and now my [...]

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Blowin’ in the Wind

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Earlier this year a monthly market started up in the North Kessock village hall.   It’s comprised of only eight, maybe ten stalls at the moment but the selection of local veg, eggs, meat, baked goods and preserves is really very exciting indeed. Along with the duck legs, cinnamon raisin bread, parsnips and cabbage that [...]

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