Farmhouse Pasta; The Allure of the Forbidden

Go directly to recipe What is it about the hidden things that make them so appealing? Something that's forbidden must be better than something that isn't. And something that is both hidden and forbidden, well, that is simply an invitation! My mother, so practical about many things, couldn't grasp this. Every Christmas she baked 6 … Continue reading…

Meat Loaf Florentine, and changing faces…

A couple of weeks ago we had a ‘day out’.  We picked a city (Tour), went exploring, had a leisurely lunch and did a bit of shopping. As I walked past the mirror on my out the door that morning I glanced up and thought ‘Hmph, cleans up pretty well!’ That’s not a thought I … Continue reading…

Spinach for Healthy Eyes – Popeye didn’t know it all!

This Weekend Herb Blogging is being hosted by The Chocolate Lady at In Mol Araan. Many of the herbs we blog about every week have long histories of use for health and healing.  This week I'm praising the qualities of the 'Herb of Persia', aka: spinach. We all know that spinach is good for us.  … Continue reading…