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Spice: A Capsule Collection for Every Cook

Spice: A Capsule Collection for Every Cook

Spice: A Capsule Collection for Every Cook I collect spices the way some women collect shoes.  As I write this I have over 50 different spices in my kitchen, a whole kitchen cupboard has been given over to this particular food obsession.   I’m always on […]

Back Into The Kitchen

Back Into The Kitchen

  I couldn’t believe it, my website got hacked.  I mean, why my site?  I’m not a huge company or a famous blogger with hundreds of thousands of followers – I’m just somebody sharing recipes. Whatever the reason, it happened and I didn’t know how […]

Roast Pumpkin and Goat’s Cheese Salad

Roast Pumpkin and Goat’s Cheese Salad

I think it must be one of the most frequently asked questions I get about cooking. “What can I do with herbs?  I buy them for a recipe and then I’m left with them.  Help!” Herbs (and spices) are my most favourite ingredients to use.  […]

Sausages in Onion and Tomato Sauce

Sausages in Onion and Tomato Sauce

I really can’t resist a sausage so it goes without saying I’ve got lots of sausage recipes – not that you need a recipe, a good old sausage sandwich (or piece n’ sausage as we’d say in Scotland) with loads of tomato ketchup or brown […]

Baked Filo Fig Tart

Baked Filo Fig Tart

If there’s something I always have in my freezer, it’s pastry – ready made, shop bought pastry, and I’m not ashamed to say it.  It’s one of the biggest time savers and stress relievers a home cook can have.  If you want to make pastry, […]