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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 […]

cabbage rolls

cabbage rolls

I’ve had great success in the garden this season with a bounty of beautiful, round firm cabbages that I nurtured from seed. Normally they’d be ravaged by various insects, but I planted them earlier this year to get ahead of the aphids and caterpillars, which don’t […]

in search of home made pizza perfection

in search of home made pizza perfection

I love a good pizza, but making it at home is always a bit of a gamble. Domestic ovens can never be relied upon to give the same crispy base that you get from a scorchingly hot commercial pizza oven. I’ve tried many things in search of […]

one pot pasta

one pot pasta

This recipe for one pot pasta is originally from Martha Stewart and is reproduced all over the internet in various versions. I have to say I was skeptical, but I am really surprised at the outcome. It is good. I don’t know that I’d always cook pasta […]