So you know from a previous post that J and I had a weekend away at the end of January to celebrate our 5 years together. Well I have a second restaurant review for your entertainment and enjoyment. I didn’t review every restaurant we visited as it does get pretty wearing I think for friends, partners and family when you are taking pictures of their … Continue reading Edinburgh part 2 – Tigerlily (So I procrastinated a bit with this post)
As an aficionado of all sorts of baked goods it’s all to tempting to make (and eat) biscuits and cakes more often than I should. However, I usually reserve baking treats for times when I can share the delights (and the occasional disaster) with others. As my brother shares my passion for all things biscuity I decided to make some shortbread for when he visited … Continue reading 3 – 2 – 1 Shortbread. A simple shortbread story.
I find making soup somewhat therapeutic. I enjoy the methodical preparation of the vegetables and the anticipation of a warm, comforting, wholesome meal. Its won’t give you a food baby for the next 5 hours and you can make it to be low calorie without compromising on the taste. Roasting the vegetables in this recipe really brings out the flavour; especially the sweetness in the … Continue reading Roast red pepper, butternut squash and sweet potato soup
In my humble opinion sometimes there’s nothing better than marinated chicken. Its simple to do and extremely tasty. Tonight I made up a kebab recipe from the contents of my cupboard and it turned out pretty well. Ingredients for the marinade to make 4 kebabs: 2 chicken breasts a splash of soy sauce 1 dessert spoon of chilli sauce a generous splash of Henderson’s Relish … Continue reading Kebabs and other Friday night treats
For the last few days I had the inconvenience of a broken cooker so you can imagine my whoops of delight when my landlord installed a shiny new hob. On Wednesday night I came in from the gym absolutely ravenous and ready to chow down on some serious carbs and protein. However, I was also pretty tired so I decided to do something easy with … Continue reading Smoked salmon salad