It is always nice to asked to join in, and I was rather pleased to be invited to join in a competition to pair Chablis with a take away meal. Chablis is a lovely easy tempered wine, so I expected it to be easy to find something interesting and tasty to match it.
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Do you remember I started making white bread? that my husband approved of, and would actually eat in preference to the thick sliced white bread he used to insist I bought?
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We got to chatting about store cupboards on Twitter today, that’s me, Wendy, Linda, Helen and Jules, as Jules had blogged a suggested store cupboard essential list.
I thought what would my own staples be?
And actually, what do I have in my dry goods cupboards? Time for an inventory.
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I have lots of lovely recipes for you, all saved up for the New Year….
But you will have to wait for them… for today, lift your glass, and raise a toast to 2012 !
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I don’t drink English black tea with milk, I really hate how the milk leaves a sort of greasy film in my mouth. So I drink light, fragrant teas with no milk. Mainly White and Green teas, sometimes [... More ...]
Ooops! I completely forgot to tell you that Jeremy and Steven at Union Hand- Roasted Coffee have generously offered my fabulous readers* a 10% discount on your next order.
So if you fancy trying some of their extraordinary coffees, you can [... More ...]
I love fish. Especially smoked fish. And I love salmon. So faced with a pack of smoked salmon, I am in seventh heaven. It was a real delight then to sample some of H. Forman’s London Smoked [... More ...]
We had grapefruit for breakfast the other day, and I felt the need to make more marmalade. Now today I am also making Apple Crumble Pie and some lovely Apple Compote from the fabulous first book by Signe Johansen, Secrets of Scandinavian Cooking …: Scandilicious… More …]