Tag Archives: Olive Oil

Happy Hiking. Little Carrot Muffin Loaves With A Streusel Topping.

It’s been way too hot and humid to contemplate turning on the oven and baking for quite some time now. Today I’ve only relented as my girls have an upcoming hike for their Duke Of Edinburgh award scheme. I feel … Continue reading

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Skordalia. Greek Potato, Garlic And Lemon Dip.

If there is anything that reminds me of the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean Sea it’s Skordalia. A classic Greek dip made from very simple pantry ingredients; boiled potatoes, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt. Often served in tavernas as an … Continue reading

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A Lazy Sunday Afternoon Tea. Ottolenghi Style. Little Apple and Olive Oil Tea Cakes

I have been meaning to make Ottolenghi’s stylish little tea cakes for over a year now. I even have a barely used mini bundt tray languishing in my kitchen cupboard, originally purchased in anticipation of the event. Today was finally … Continue reading

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Cooking From Scratch. Potato Salad With Homemade Dijon Mustard Mayonnaise

The weather this weekend was glorious. Unseasonably warm for winter hitting 24C on two consecutive days. The perfect excuse to fire up the barbeque. What to serve with our porterhouse steak? That’s a no brainer. Potato salad of course. With … Continue reading

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