Monthly Archives: March 2011
The Monday Treat â€“ Green Velvet Cakes in anticipation of St Patrickâ€™s Day.
Probably as a response to valentine heart-shaped cookie cutter withdrawal, the green food coloring ended up in my basket, and by the time Iâ€™d unpacked the shopping my mind was racing with ways to use it in celebration of St … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid â€“ Salmon and zucchini in lemon herb butter
There are cold rainy March days when you might find yourself without any particular plan, wandering around Anthropologie looking at the spring dresses, wondering where the sunshine has gone, then spending a lot more money than you intended on a … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple â€“ Hard Lemonade (with prosciutto and focaccia)
So I bought the lemons for pancake day, and in fairness, we did get through a couple of them, and thereâ€™s nothing wrong with having a lemon or two around the house. But I am a marketerâ€™s dream â€“ show … Continue reading
Itâ€™s pancake day â€“ time to use up all the things in your cupboard that youâ€™re not going to be needing once Lent gets going. Like eggs. And flour. Wonâ€™t be seeing them again until April. Possibly.
The Monday Treat â€“ classic buttermilk pancakes
We were in a diner somewhere in the sprawling vastness of Los Angeles, the morning after my school-friend Yoo Naâ€™s wedding; a group of Brits, nursing hangovers and jet lag, recovering from the excitement of the festivities (and an exhausting … Continue reading
This dinner will get you laid (if you actually get to eat it) – Risotto and the weekend that never was.
It was my friend Johnâ€™s birthday and the plan was that 10 of us would drive to Woodstock and hang out in a house on Friday night, Saturday, have breakfast on Sunday and get back to the city in time … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – White Russian
Itâ€™s been a week characterized by coffee. Firstly because husband Jon, in an attempt to master the fancy espresso machine that was his Christmas present decided to sample many varieties of beans from the Porto Rico Importing Company on Bleeker … Continue reading