On many evenings after dinner my husband will indulge himself in a glass of whiskey. Each time he offers me a glass, but I shake my head in disgust. Whiskey on its own or even with ice is too strong a potion for me. Yet, I love the idea of an after dinner drink or […]
No, I’m not talking about the changing colours of leaves on the trees as we say goodbye to summer and welcome autumn. Actually, it’s about me attempting to turn a new leaf on life. Originally, this blog was to be a new leaf, but I continue to struggle with my commitment to it. The question […]
One of the many joys about a herb garden is the way you can experiment with how they’re used in cooking. While in the garden the other day I noticed that my oregano was very bushy and on the verge of going to seed. So I took a pair scissors to it; gave it a […]
One day my kitchen bench will house a beautiful Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer to cream all the butter and sugar I need for my baking. Until that day arrives I continue to experiment with other creaming appliances. Those appliances consist of the hand mixer, the food processor and the mighty wooden spoon, with a twist […]
Pictures, or in this case, brownies, are worth a thousand words.
With the exception of writing a poem every few years to my besties on their wedding day, my poetry is probably less than average. Despite that, the only way to truly relive the delight of Wellington on a Plate is through poetry. Ode to Wellington on Plate Oh Wellington on Plate you made my August […]
Today, while driving around town we purchased a 2kg bag of Pacific Rose apples from a man selling them off the back of his truck. The intention was to turn them all into to stewed apples to put on top of my porridge, but when I realised my planned dessert for tonight wasn’t going to […]