June. It’s a busy month for teachers. While everyone must think that we all look forward to June and the start of summer, there’s the whole getting through June to negotiate before we can kick back and enjoy the holidays. It always feels like there simply isn’t enough time to fit in all the things […]
So, we made mussels for French Fridays with Dorie. Again. We’ve made the classic Moules Marinière before and there have been a few other dishes I seem to have conveniently left the “optional” mussels out of, ahem. This pasta dish, for example. I just don’t like the flavour or texture of them, though Mr Neil […]
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might remember we took a trip to Burma/ Myanmar a couple of Christmases ago (I’ve written about some of my experiences here and you can check out my iPhone photos “on the go” here) One of the best discoveries on that trip was the food […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie – Baking with Julia recipe – Oasis Naan (p 149) was hosted by Maggie of Always Add More Butter and Phyl from Of Cabbages & King Cakes (you can find the recipe on their blogs). I was happy to discover this is a fairly easy recipe for naan because it’s […]
See that, up there ^^^ ? Those are little boys’ hands, dipping into the baby spinach. Not to cook with but to snack on. I KNOW! It’s a wonder I managed to even get this on camera, I was so shocked!! This week, Les Petits Chefs tackled Jamie Oliver’s Rogan Josh curry from Meals in […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was an easy one that will become a part of our winter repertoire. We both love lamb so were happy to see braised cardamom curry lamb on the menu this week. As with most braised dishes, it’s one that isn’t difficult – the hardest part is in the […]
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