Monthly Archives: November 2011

moules frites

Moules frites – am I in France? I’m afraid not. Stuck in a very wet Glasgow having the house rewired which has meant a big upheaval so the electrician could get under the floors – furniture moved, carpets up, rooms … Continue reading

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poached plums

Having just been to the dentist today (following a giant slab of filling falling off my tooth last night) I thought it might be prudent to have something soft-ish in texture for my lunch to tide me over until it’s … Continue reading

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winter is here

Winter is definitely here. I know because I needed two fleeces and gloves when I went for a walk on Sunday! I could live with the cold if the days were all like this! When I came back I decided … Continue reading

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transported back to Ballymaloe . . .

. . . but only in my mind! Yesterday I made the ragu sauce we made (or rather I watched being made) at Ballymaloe. Darina uses Marcella Hazan’s recipe from her Classic Italian Cookbook (which only seems to be available … Continue reading

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