This is a guest post – and doesn't the lamb sound delicious? I love all the herbs in it (even if the puppies are bent on destroying my herb garden) Thanks for a great recipe, Izzy. Lamb with Camomile Tea
Certainly it is an unusual combination, but this recipe – which uses the contents of four camomile teabags combined with …
Herbs and spices.
They define cuisines, make meals memorable and take dishes from the boring to the sublime.
Most of us know to put oregano on pizza, basil on tomatoes and chives in scrambled eggs.
Many of us would like to be more adventuresome, more daring, more creative….
But are a little uncertain what works well together.
We have all …
Paprika: pantry in a can.
One of the challenges of cooking in a temporary kitchen, as I’ve been doing for the past 4 months, is not having access to a pantry full of herbs and spices.
Under normal circumstances my freezer would be well-stocked with frozen herbs from my summer herb garden, and my pantry well-stocked with dried herbs, as …
Continue reading..... Barley Pilaf
It's not just for soup!
As a child, my favorite Campbell's soup was Beef Barley.
It's only been in recent years that I've realized barley can actually be used for other things…
Chicken Barley Soup.
Um, I need to correct that last statement. When I was at university I did learn that another, very important …
Continue reading..... Butternut Squash with Walnuts and Cheese
The bright green, yellow and white courgette, or summer squashes are slowly being replaced by the dusky green, bright orange and cream winter squashes.
Summer squashes, including various types of zucchini, pattypan and yellow crookneck, are normally picked young and the entire vegetable, including skin, is eaten. They can be eaten raw or cooked, …
Continue reading..... The Round-Up!
Every time I type that I want to crack a whip and yell Hee Haw!
My PC had a major/minor collapse this morning and will be going to hospital tomorrow. I think I have retrieved all of the emails, but if I've missed you, let me know and you will be added yesterday!
On with the …
Continue reading..... Basmati Rice with Mushrooms; Green Beans with Mushrooms
Whoever thought that putting mushrooms in a can was a good idea ought to be beaten severely about the head and shoulders with a soggy pizza.
Why would anyone want to take this perfectly lovely fungus and turn it into a gray, shiny, rubber parody of it's glorious self?
Texture is an …
Continue reading..... Mustard Sauce
Everything you ever wanted to know about sex (but were afraid to ask)…
Mustard! I meant
Got your attention, though, didn’t it?
Everything you ever wanted to know about
Mustard (but were afraid to ask).
Now, that’s better.
Although, Weekend Sex Blogging has a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ appeal, doesn’t it? Hmmmm….
Never mind…. …