Salt, Pepper and a Dollop of Cream

One Woman's Journey through Her Cookbooks

Caramelised Onion Chutney and why I’d like to go back to the beginning!

Its not that’s its bad but I would have been a bit more careful if you know what I mean.  And of course, given my previous experience making jams, I … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

Roasted Root Veg and Chili Soup {with tips for the best Roast Chicken ever!!!}

There’s one thing I like and that’s lazy Sundays of doing absolutely nothing other than going for a walk, drinking coffee and reading the newspapers. This Sunday found me with … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

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

No Longer a French Tart

It is really amazing when some things just come together to point you in the direction of a recipe. My dad recently gave me a jar of onion marmalade and … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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