Apple cranberry crumble with lemon custard and berry cobbler recipe

Apple Cranberry Crumble with Lemon Custard

Multitasking. It’s something you need to make friends with as the holidays approach and the invitations and social events creep up on you. It’s even more handy when you have a holiday meal to cook and only one small oven.  Being the great fan of multitasking that I am, I am pleased to combine the … Read more

International Incident Party: Mexican breakfast

This month’s International Incident Party theme – Mexican Breakfasts – could not have come at a better time… Why? Because I just happen to be in La Paz, Baja California Sur in Mexico, on a sponsored TweetUp for the Mexico Tourism Board organised by the amazing folks at Ogilvy. I know, I know, life’s tough … Read more

Chocolate terrine with creme anglaise on eatlivetravelwrite.com

International Incident Party: Terrine

The theme of this month’s International Incident Party: Terrines, had me in a bit of a quandary.  Typically, when you think terrine, meat comes to mind, but to be honest, I have been so up to my ears in meat (literally!) with last month’s Charcutepalooza sausage stuffing challenge and this month’s emulsified sausage (hot dogs … Read more

Chicken and smoked sausage gumbo with Crystal hot sauce

Daring Cooks: An International gumbo Incident

Our Daring Cooks’ May hostess, Denise, of There’s a Newf in My Soup!, challenged us to make Gumbo! She provided us with all the recipes we’d need, from creole spices, homemade stock, and Louisiana white rice, to Drew’s Chicken & Smoked Sausage Gumbo and Seafood Gumbo from My New Orleans: The Cookbook, by John Besh. … Read more