Cakes

A beetroot cake without the Fancy Pantsy

My friend Sandra, but let’s call her Mary to respect her privacy and all that jazz, is my fancy pantsy friend. She lives in a big house with a gourmet kitchen, a cliff hanging pool type thingy, a manicured garden AND a lake slash pond with swans in it …truly…!!! She also has the best… Continue reading A beetroot cake without the Fancy Pantsy

Canapes · Pasta · Starters

Marinated cherry tomatoes because my mother told me so…

As a kid I always thought my mother the ‘queen of dishing out useless information’. Information that appeared to be so useless at the time, you fobbed it off, until one day you find yourself scrubbing the basin at work with a lemon to remove a stain and it worked and everyone thought you were… Continue reading Marinated cherry tomatoes because my mother told me so…

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Butter chicken with Naan and a game of Recipe Roulette

Last week-end I decided to take a gamble and play a game of ‘recipe roulette’,  which was very risky, considering I’m on a extreme health kick after my recent near death experience (slight exaggeration) but I thought, stuff it, I’m all in for a little ‘excitement’ Now for those who’ve never played recipe roulette, it’s simple but… Continue reading Butter chicken with Naan and a game of Recipe Roulette

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‘After the gall bladder’ – Stewed fruit recipe.

As life would have it, I was happily sunning myself away on my 3 weeks annual summer leave, when life threw me a massive gall bladder attack, with complications….it was bad, horrid, the worst thing ever to happen to me, so I will spare you the details …. I spent days in hospital undergoing tests ….we… Continue reading ‘After the gall bladder’ – Stewed fruit recipe.