Winter Colours

Preparing, making, out and about   Firstly I would like to apologise for my distinct lack of posts throughout December. My life seemed to catch up with me a bit, and I’m not sure where all the time was going but I didn’t have hardly any to spare. I just about managed to squeeze in…

Daring Bakers Challenge December 2009: Home for the Holidays

Recipe: Gingerbread House   So I decided to join the Daring Bakers. Basically, it’s a food blog baking ring, which coaxes people into baking complex and challenging confections once a month. It being December and all, my inaugral challenge was to bake a festive gingerbread house. Anyone who knows me will be aware that I…

Dinner party part 2…

…Main course! Roasted herb rack of lamb with roasted radicchio and flageolet gratin   This is the second course taken from (an admittedly different menu to the starter in) Suzanne Goin’s Sunday Suppers at Lucques: Seasonal Recipes from Market to Table.   As the lamb racks in the local supermarket looked decidedly lacklustre, I decided…

Best. Salad. Ever.

Recipe:¬† Sweet Potato¬† Salad With Rocket, Bacon, Cheese and Pecans   Hello! I had a dinner party this weekend. I cooked all day, the food was delicious, and I couldn’t think of any people I’d rather have around my (coffee) table. Thanks for coming guys!