On the menu – Christmas food

Sunday On the Sunday before Christmas I made lebkuchen from a recipe from Great British Bake Off’s Christmas book. I had remembered making lebkuchen last Christmas and absolutely loving them and I thought that I’d used this recipe, I only checked afterwards (🤦‍♀️) but the recipe I used last year was from a Lorraine Pascale…

On the menu – Butternut Pasta Soup

Sorry for the recent On the Menu absence, my new job is seriously cramping my cooking style and I suspect it will continue to do so, so food posts will be sporadic, although my job is term time only, so more cooking may be done in the summer holidays. Tuesday This is Butternut Pasta Soup…

On the menu – more spice

Saturday I, um, bought a book recently by one of the Hemsley sisters because I confused them with those Welsh-Italian sisters who did a lovely cookery show with pasta. Anyway, I bought it, I know I could have got a Kindle refund but I thought I’d have a quick look first and …. I decided…

On the menu – Spice, Chocolate and Pasta

Friday I’m on a bit of a spice kick, at the moment. My pestle and mortar, which to be honest I’m a little scared of because I’m convinced that one day I will drop it whilst washing it or something and it will break my foot, as it’s a massively heavy, great big stone thing…

On the menu – Feta and homemade gnocchi

Sunday This is Aubergine & Feta Tart from Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, you can also find the recipe here. It was rather nice. Monday I’m aiming to be better at using up ingredients hence more feta today. This is Roast Squash & Feta Couscous from Daisies & Pie. I wasn’t convinced, as I was making…