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Tag Archives: Recipe
It’s All In The Technique. Sweet and Simple Peanut Brittle.
Toffee making and I have had a long and chequered history. I have the scars to prove it. Over the years I have experimented with all sorts of permutations in my quest to achieve toffee nirvana. Recently I discovered … Continue reading
Posted in Confectionery, Sweet Treats Tagged Brittle, Caramel, Gluten free, Nut Brittle, Peanuts, Recipe, Sugar, Toffee 9 Comments
A Kaleidoscope Of Christmas Treats And The History Of The Yuletide Feast.
With just two weeks to go, the countdown to December 25th is well and truly under way. Christmas is all about generosity of spirit and celebrating with family and friends. In our house it is also a very food-centric time … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Christmas, Feast, Holiday, Recipe 8 Comments
Old-Fashioned Baking. Inspired By A Taste of Wintergreen. Apple, Caramel and Cinnamon Scrolls.
I’ve eaten many cinnamon scrolls in my time but have never attempted to bake them myself. Until yesterday. Inspired by Lindy from A Taste of Wintergreen’s wonderful post Love On A Platter. They say a picture paints a thousand words, … Continue reading
Sunday Night Dinner. Delicious And Deeply Satisfying. Slow Baked Potato Gratin.
Sunday night dinner at home. A delicious and deeply satisfying slow baked potato gratin served with a side salad. A firm family favourite. Lush and creamy on the inside with a burnished golden crust. Best of all, after just a … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Butter, Cream, Food, Nutmeg, Potato, Potato Gratin, Recipe 4 Comments
From My Kitchen Pantry. Quick, Easy and Spicy. Tomato Chilli Jam.
Rearranging my kitchen pantry I counted no less than a dozen cans of tinned tomatoes. An impressive stockpile borne out of the habit of throwing three or four tins into the shopping trolley during the winter months. An indispensable pantry … Continue reading
Posted in Marinades, Pastes and Dressings, What I Love to Cook Tagged Chilli, Food, Ginger, Gluten free, Recipe, Tomato, Tomato Jam 13 Comments
The Paddington Foodie and 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas. A Mention In A Journal Article By Fivemore.
There is more interest being generated about the 5-2 diet outside food circles. Last week I had the opportunity to contribute to an article published by Catherine on her health, wellbeing and lifestyle site Fivemore. This week Catherine examined the … Continue reading
Posted in Musings & Inspiration Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Endurance Training, Fasting Diet, Fivemore, Health, Interview, Lifestyle, Recipe, Running 6 Comments
Crisp and Light. Luscious and Fruity. Rhubarb Frangipane Tart.
I’ve always been partial to a well made frangipane tart. A crisp and light pastry shell bursting with almond frangipane cream and seasonal fruit. The markets are awash with rhubarb, its natural tartness a perfect foil for the delicate sweetness of the … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Baking, Food, Frangipane, Pastry, Recipe, Rhubarb, Shortcrust, Spring, Tart 9 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. The 5-2 Diet. Putting It All Together. For Under 500 Calories a Day.
It sounds to good to be true. Eat whatever you like, within reason, five days a week. Drastically restrict your calories to just a quarter of your recommended daily intake for the remaining two non consecutive days a week. Feasting … Continue reading
Posted in Musings & Inspiration Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Fasting Diet, Food, Healthy, Low Calorie, Recipe, Under 500 Calories 16 Comments
Smoky And Intense. A Middle Eastern Salad. Jerusalem’s Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds.
Another offering from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s gorgeous ode to Middle Eastern fare, Jerusalem. This time it’s a smoky and intense Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds. Redolent of the flavours of one of my favourite dips … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Jerusalem, Lemon, Middle East, Ottolenghi, Pomegranate, Recipe, Spring 7 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas Under 400 Calories.
Here is the fourth instalment of my 5-2 diet recipe ideas by calorie count category. Each image in the picture gallery represents a recipe that carries an energy count between 300 and 400 calories per serve. Given the only meal I … Continue reading
Posted in What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Fasting Diet, Food, Healthy, Low Calorie, Recipe, Under 400 Calories 6 Comments