June 20, 2015
The first of a new series of monthly posts for the Center Parcs Blog: Pretzel Dogs with Beer Cheese Dip.
March 2, 2015
Can it be true? Can my kitchen finally be finished and I can get on with all the cooking? Seriously, it felt like years to get this far (11 to be precise) First we revelled in the idea of going out for dinner and several takeaways per week, but it’s surprising how quickly the novelty […]
April 30, 2013
Ever fancied making cheese? I did...and here it is. More to follow soon, I'm sure.
September 30, 2012
Tasty little individual tarts made with a thyme and parmesan pastry then filled with courgette and chorizo.
September 15, 2012
I took one bowlful of Victoria Plums from our little tree and turned them into a tray bake that has allusions of being a cheesecake.
January 28, 2011
January’s Fresh From The Oven Challenge is Khrushchev Dough. Apparently this butter rich dough was the favourite bread recipe of the Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev. It was left up to us to decide how to shape and fill the bread. I rolled and stuffed some like Serbian Kiflice, tiny stuffed cheese rolls. I made one third with […]
November 28, 2010
The best way to introduce this post is to let the host of the November Fresh From The Oven Challenge tell you herself: Hi! I’m Maja (pronounced Maya) alias mamajac from Cooks and Bakes, I live in Belgrade, Serbia. I joined FFTO a year ago, and now I’m proud to host the November challenge. I decided […]
November 20, 2010
The 2nd of a short series of mini, single photo posts about food that we eat regularly. Nothing fancy. Nothing complicated. Just everyday food that takes minutes to make and doesn’t need special equipment, scales or unusual ingredients. If I make jacket potatoes, I make an oven full. Not because we are greedy, oh no. […]
September 18, 2010
I like the ridges in this; like a fresh ricotta. You'd really never know that this can be fat-free as it is really creamy and 'heavy'. So there you go. Honey Yoghurt Cheese. Who knew?
July 2, 2010
Back in September we sowed some Cavalo Nero It’s been producing leaves through the Winter frosts Right into the Summer This is what we like to do with it Snip out the central stalk Slice it into ribbons and give it a rinse Take a garlic clove or two Chop it small. Then take a […]