There is nothing more comforting than a delicious bowl of pumpkin soup!
A little jar of authentic Hungarian paprika brought back by my daughter from Budapest inspired me to make my version of this traditional hearty beef stew.
You can’t beat fresh flathead fillets crumbed simply in polenta with a piquant mayonnaise.
As much as I love a bowl of chicken soup, for a true spoonful of comfort in our house, it’s gotta be pumpkin soup. Now I am sure that you already have your own recipe that you can put together blindfolded, but there is one thing I need to check… Are you making sure to […]
I confess that, as I was growing up, the homey idea of that American-style piece of pie, always appealed to me. The context was always the same. A home baked pie, cooked with love, and served in generous wedges with lashings of cream or a huge scoop of ice cream. Plump with fruit in a […]
The mysteries of Morocco are waiting for the intrepid explorer to uncover in their own way and in their own time. It is a place one must visit at least once in a lifetime for the experience is one that will speak to all your senses. Our journey from Tangier, to Chefchauoen (the blue city), Fez, […]
‘If I Knew You Were Comin’, I’d’ve Baked A Cake!’ … That’s a song from the 1950s and it actually reminds me how much love goes into it when you bake for someone. Choosing their favourite flavour or their comfort food cake, whipping up a batch of biscuits or scones for them or, best of […]
When it comes to food, crumbly is good! It is textured and often crunchy and is very sensory on the tongue. That’s why a good old fashioned Crumble is one of Winter’s most loved comfort foods. Softly cooked fruit with a crunchy topping so you get that textural contrast, and if you add a little […]
Nothing gathers the family together at the table like a good roast. It is one of the most heartwarming meals you can create. But, roasting is a skill that you do need to develop to ensure you don’t end up with an overcooked, leathery hunk of meat. Roasting a piece of meat that is around […]