I love the times throughout the year when the seasons start to change. One of the things that I enjoy the most is discovering a whole new range of ingredients that suddenly appear at the markets. Citrus fruits one of the things that I love to see and something that I find extremely versatile, they can [...]
Continuing my journey into the unknown depths of my freezer has allowed me to discover certain items that I had completely forgotten about. I’m not sure that is a good thing or something that I should be admitting to but it is a fact. One of those items was a large fillet of crimson snapper. It [...]
I know this photo doesn’t look like tortellini but I encourage you read on to discover the whole story.
Sometimes disasters in the kitchen can be devastating. That is one of the reasons I test my recipes for my classes several times before teaching them. However, other times they can be the perfect opportunity [...]
I generally have a few staple dinners that I cook during the week. You know what I mean, those dishes that you know take minimum time to prepare and taste great for what they are. Lately though, I have been trying to make sure that I cook a few different things. That, combined [...]
Yesterday was a day of spring cleaning, even though it is autumn at the moment. A couple of times a year I like to clean all of those places that never get cleaned. I also like to go through the fridge and either throw out or use up all the jars of things that say “refrigerate [...]
Being invited to a friends place for dinner is a special treat for me as not too many people will invite and willingly cook for a (self confessed) food junkie. However, our friend M is a wonderful cook in his own right and often provides me with recipes for his generous and delicious [...]
In our house, fresh fruit is something that we tend to eat more in the summer, although we still go through fads. One week we’ll eat quite a bit and others it just seems to sit around. The most common thing we seem to be left with at the end of the week is [...]