And so this is Christmas..

I have never been as excited for a cookalong as I was for this one. It’s a merry happy Christmas cookalong! To the scrooges of Christmas out there: I care not, I LOVE Christmas. I’ve had my good and bad ones, but in general I love it. In saying that, I reject anything remotely Christmassy … Continue reading

Back with a bang. And a lasagne.

So you may be wondering where on earth I have been over the last 3-4 weeks. Well, as frightfully lazy as I am lately, I come furnished with an excuse: I have been losing my sanity in Italy! Along with some of the nicest people ever, I have spent 3 weeks singing camp songs involving … Continue reading

Cod in beer batter and homemade chunky chips

Sometimes you just feel like something super tasty. And there was a delivery of local fish in the butchers this morning. This got me thinking… Cod. Cod would be lovely.  So I picked out a few choice pieces and off home I went.Well it was only fabulous. So here is the recipe I used! Ingredients: … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Pancetta Risotto

This was a rather yummy dinner. I tasted some of Mary’s risotto one day and vowed to make it or something similar. And so, one dismal rainy summers day, I stood at the fridge, stared down the pancetta, and began to cook. Now this was kind of put together on the day, so change it … Continue reading