Monthly Archives: March 2011

Deja Vu

Meat and potatoes last night, meat and potatoes tonight. It’s a worry I know but weekends are for extending the cooking envelope. Weekdays are for cooking meals that teenage children like. Fortunately, now they are a bit older I can … Continue reading

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Midweek French

Tonight decided for a bit of french cooking.  The recipe chosen was pork with blackcurrant from The French Kitchen by Joanne Harris and Fran Warde.  This is a good book with a mixture of family recipes and modern french cooking.  Essentially … Continue reading

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Giving the liver a rest

When you are trying to cook a certain number of new recipes a week, it doesn’t help if you keep getting sidetracked by wonderful food and wine.  I have just been through one of those stretches.  Last Thursday was my … Continue reading

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A regular at our house

Pretty tired tonight and looking for a quick meal.  Therefore no time to find and cook something new.  Pasta is one of the fall back positions at our house and the following is one of the quick sauces we cook … Continue reading

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Gado Gado

Quick meal and post for tonight.  Hot Food Cool Jazz is another of the cookbook/CD combos by Terry Durack and Jill Dupleix.  I actually tried char kueh teow out of this on Friday night but it turned into a bit … Continue reading

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Italian Feast

Well not quite, but that was one of the books used in this dinner for some friends which mostly consisted of fairly simple yet tasty food.  Antonio Carluccio was I guess one of the first TV chefs I watched and I … Continue reading

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An assortment of Zucchinis

I have a few zucchini plants in my garden this year, planted under my quince tree.  I picked my first zucchinis this week but they are quite small.  To be fair, the plants probably don’t get as much sun as … Continue reading

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