Yes one year ago to this day, I started eat. live. travel. write as a project for my online blogging class with writers.com. 355 posts, well over 6000 comments, about 300 subscribers, over 1000 followers on Twitter, one “Best New Blog” nomination at the Foodbuzz First Annual Food Blogger Festival, not one but two paid […]
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James Peytons’ chipotle enchilada sauce Featured in the March 1991 issue of Texas Monthly The cooking of Northern Mexico got its spark from ranching culture, in which food was prepared with indigenous ingredients and cooked over a wood fire. Ingredients •3 to 6 canned chipotle chiles; reserve adobo sauce •3 cloves garlic, minced •1 teaspoon […]
… to the next installment of the International Incident parties – this month we’re bringing DUMPLINGS! More on that later. Since it’s my (40th) birthday, I thought you could indulge me with a few paragraphs and pics about me. Because if it can’t be all about me today, when can it? 😉 A few facts […]
Jamie Oliver’s Sweet and Sour Chicken Jamie says: OK, this is easy, but it’s a quick one, so you’ll have to concentrate and stay on the ball. Sweet and sour pork (or chicken!) is an absolute classic and was one of the first Chinese-style dishes introduced to Britain. I’ve tried to make it fresh, light […]
I was excited to see this month’s Mactweets theme: Tell me a Story with macarons inspired by a favourite book from childhood. I knew immediately what book I wanted to use for inspiration – a classic Seuss: (Image source: Salon.com) Many of you who know me will be aware that I am just emerging from […]
Spaghettini with tomatoes, lemon, feta and pine nuts Serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients – 6 medium-sized fresh tomatoes, diced (or 1 796ml can diced tomatoes) – 4 tablespoons olive oil – 4 cloves garlic, minced – salt and pepper to taste – zest and juice of 2 lemons – 6 […]
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