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The Elusive….you know ….the thing….
Over the last few days I have been trying to remember a word that forever slips my mind. To suggest that it is but one word that forever slips my mind would be an…another word which jostles for space in … Continue reading
Posted in 2020, Cooking, Digital photography, Eggs, food, Food and Photography, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Writing Tagged Humour, lexicon, mashed potato, recipe, Roget Thesaurus, shepherds pie, vegetarian 15 Comments
With regards to posting on this blog, I’ve been remiss of late. My mind has been full of pictures and my fingers appeared to have run out of ink. And yet, there I was staring at the blank white sheet … Continue reading
Getting a bit crusty with Ottolenghi…..
As a rule, it is unusual for me to find either TV chefs or lumps of cooked egg white enjoyable. There’s a relentlessness about television presenters, that may well be part of their training, which serves to quickly remove any … Continue reading
Posted in 2014, anchovies, Art photography, Baking, Boiled eggs, Cheddar, Cheese, Cookery Writers, Cooking, creme fraiche, Eggs, Excellence, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Herbs and Spices, Olive oil, Photography, photography course, Pie, Recipes, Vegetables, warm vegetable pies, Writing, Yotam Ottolenghi Tagged baking, clear thinking, cookery books, cooking, delicious confection, digital photography, food, Food photographer, France, Humour, Photography course, recipe, short pastry, simple logic, spices, television presenters, TV chefs, vegetarian, vegetarian recipe, writing, Yotam Ottolenghi 46 Comments
Cooking with Mozart….
Although this sunny, summery, Sunday morning finds me sipping a Kir in the garden, the soft breeze fanning the tall grasses whispers the unequivocal message that change is just around the corner. I had felt this change from waking, some … Continue reading
Posted in 2013, Art photography, Autumn, Cooking, Digital photography, Drinks, Edouard de Pomiane, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Humour, Kir, Photography, summer, Sunday, Weather, Writing Tagged Autumnal, change of pace, cold shower, cooking, Cooking in 10 minutes, Edouard de Pomiane, food, Gigot, leek and potato soup, Mozart, Sunday, vegetarian 59 Comments
Not standing the heat, I have got out of the kitchen…
Bananas for breakfast in the sun…after coffee and cherries. “Summer Cooking” by Elizabeth David is amongst my favourite books, but on a day like today the title is not. I associate the word cooking with heat, so when the temperature … Continue reading
Posted in 2013, bananas, Breakfast, capers, cherries, Coffee, Cooking, desserts, Digital photography, Elizabeth David, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Kitchens, Markets, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, summer, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Weather, Writing Tagged Breakfast, cookery books, digital photography, Elizabeth David, food, Food photographer, France, meringues, nectarines, outdoors, palate, Photography, Photography course, pickles, potato salad, ripe cherries, smoked trout, strawberries, Summer, Summer Cooking, vegetarian, Vendee, waxy potatoes, white wine vinegar, writing 44 Comments
Making friends with an old enemy…….
Beetroot, in recent years, has at last become persona grata in my kitchen. As a baby boomer, I still have a clear image in my mind of what passed for a fresh summer salad in the days of my youth. … Continue reading