Category Food

Student Cooking

So Louis, my son, didn’t go away to university this year. He’s still taking his time to decide the career path that his life should take. In the meantime he works in a lovely local fish restaurant and I hear…

Fudge

Every so often I whip up this fudge from Carnation Milk’s ultimate recipe. However I’ll confess and say that my condensed milk tends to come from Lidl because their unbranded version is cheaper. Sorry Carnation! My additions on this occasion…

Spanish Stew

Chillier weather is setting in so we need something warming in our tummies. Today I bring you one of my favourite recipes of all time, bastardised from a recipe by the very lovely Nigella Lawson. It’s from ‘How to Eat’,…

Yoghurt

I’ve unretired my yoghurt maker. It was lurking in the back of a kitchen cupboard gathering dust at the threat of being decluttered like the breadmaker. However I gave it one final chance a few months back. I’m glad I…

Bulk

At the start of the first COVID-19 lockdown we panic bought flour. I’ll make a feeble excuse and say that we weren’t jumping on the baking bandwagon. Hot Stuff and I have been making our own bread for years. Some…

Feta Pasta

‘Have you heard about feta pasta?’  asked a workmate who is similarly time pressed. Aren’t we all these days? Even the retirees that I know have a moan about how busy they are. Apparently this simple dish is a recipe…