recipes

springtime, damona cheese and a pizza

springtime, damona cheese and a pizza

Spring is in the air and the forecast of a couple of days of 19 degrees gave me the idea of firing up the pizza oven. So yesterday I made a batch of no knead dough to ferment overnight. Today dawned grey and drizzly, not normally […]

blackened brussels sprouts, garlic and almonds

blackened brussels sprouts, garlic and almonds

I’m not fond of winter, it’s cold with short days. But it is completely redeemed by being the season of brussels sprouts. I know some people hate them, but they REALLY are great fried or roasted. This time I pan-fried them in a little olive […]

Toulouse Lautrec Gratin of Pumpkin

Toulouse Lautrec Gratin of Pumpkin

After a year of not cooking much and not blogging at all due to illness, I’m ready to start again. We celebrated the return of two of my sisters from overseas and the end of my treatment for cancer with a family dinner. As usual […]

I’m taking a break

I’m sick and I will be taking a break from my blogging for a bit to have surgery, treatment and then to recover. I hope to be back in about 8 months.