Archive for 'cooking'
According to my unscientific poll of random individuals in the office, no one has ever heard about Stir-Up Sunday. That ’s a shame as it’s a great excuse for baking a cake. Basically, Stir-Up Sunday is a traditional day for everyone in the family to stir-up Christmas pudding while making a wish. If you want [...]
And I’m chuffed to bits. Here it is:
A recipe competition with Red magazine in association with Waitrose.
(For those outside the UK I should explain that Red is an upmarket lifestyle magazine in the UK targeting women 30+; Waitrose is a posh, middle-England supermarket. Both are very respectable brands indeed.)
Actually, I have not actually seen [...]
My favourite morning of the year – an extra hour of sleep. Brilliant.
Having missed breakfast though, and with an extra long wait for lunch I have decided to serve a brunch – a meal that’s normally not practiced in our household. On the menu were scrambled eggs with a magnificent combination of flavours : sun-dried [...]
Tempted by the half-price offer for blackberries rather than the weather, I decided to make “Eton Mess” – a perfect desert to enjoy while watching the X-factor on Saturday night.
In my version, Eton Mess is not only made with blackberries instead of strawberries but, more importantly, I use a combo of Greek yoghurt and [...]
If you want to follow a recipe but you don’t have kitchen scales or a measuring jug at hand, here are a few tips to get you the approximate quantities of stuff.
Basic Tricks: This sounds obvious but make sure you examine the package. By law, it will display th product’s weight ot measure on [...]