Salt, Pepper and a Dollop of Cream

One Woman's Journey through Her Cookbooks

A Soup to FALL in Love With!

Today being Sunday, I want to cook a nice satisfying meal to round off the weekend. Hubbie is gone to the hurling final replay and my dad is home from … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Baked Chicken Liver Paté

If there’s ever a starter that I’ll order more than any other, it’s chicken liver paté.  It’s perfect for an anytime snack.  I devoured tons of it when I was … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Fruity Death by Butter

The cold air of autumn has me yearning for comforting food that I love so much, casseroles, stews and puddings. Now, I normally don’t cook a pudding during the week … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bircher Potatoes

Tonight’s dinner is a simple affair as I overindulged in some carrot cake this afternoon while out with my lovely cousin, Carol-Ann. We’re having roast stuffed crown of chicken courtesy … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

The cookbook that’s going to the grave with me!

Well, I’ve gone and done it again. I headed yesterday to TK Maxx to get some dishes as its a great spot for picking up unusual stuff. I need to … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Warming Pork Soup

Autumn has arrived and the kids are back in school.  The central heating was turned on last night for the first time in ages.  I love cooking at this time … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

There’s something eerie about my pea soup…

Starving, I’ve looked through my Avoca cookbook to find something nice and quick to make for lunch. Pea and mint soup jumps out at me as I’ve all the ingredients … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

A First in Our House – Venison Steaks!

Tonight I cooked venison for dinner. I’ve never had it before and until recently wouldn’t have even contemplated eating it. But life is short and you have a take a … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Feeling Peachy

As you know, I’ve a bit of a savoury tooth but with so much lovely fresh fruit available at this time of year, it’s a shame not to make something … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

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