Salt, Pepper and a Dollop of Cream

One Woman's Journey through Her Cookbooks

A Simple but Tasty Mushroom Soup

Recently on one of my trips to the supermarket, I picked up a pack of mixed sized mushrooms selling at an astonishing 69c.  I’d been meaning for some time to … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Minestra Maritata: A Marriage made in Soup

I don’t know what it is but I’ve noticed that recently I’ve been making a lot of stews and soups. I suppose that says something about me and my need … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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 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 Robust Red Pepper Soup

I remember fondly first having this soup on a lovely summer’s day as we bade bon voyage to one of my cousins as she embarked on a two year trip … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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