On the menu – Risotto Milanese

Wednesday I know how to make risotto, I’ve been making it for years but perhaps for so long, I’ve grown lazy and have developed too many shortcuts, my risotto is still nice but I thought, for once, I’d actually follow a recipe. This one is Risotto Milanese from the ever reliable Art of the Larder,…

On the menu – noodles on my mind

Monday These were interesting, garlic noodles from a recipe by Little Spice Jar. It has some interesting ingredients, namely butter and parmesan but the result is rather nice, tasting like proper takeout noodles. I did change the ingredients slightly, the recipe called for fish sauce and oyster sauce (bleurgh), so I switched to coconut aminos…

On the menu – pasta, a really nice aubergine salad and some soup

Friday I have a rapidly growing teenager who drinks so much milk and juice, we could do with a cow and an orchard in our back garden. She will also, without fail, request pasta, with frequent regularity. She wanted pasta again tonight and I was low on sauce ingredients but we pretty much always have…

On the menu – more Nigella and The Art of the Larder

Saturday So I made the chilli cheese garlic bread from Nigella’s At My Table and, well, it was okay. It was nice bread with LOTS of butter, so you basically can’t go wrong but it disappointed a bit with whole chilli, garlic, cheese side of it. The chilli side of it was never going to…