I think the last time I watched the Eurovision was as a student and coincidentally that was also when I visited Scandinavia. I can remember the beautiful scenery. The scarily expensive beer. Mountains of delicious seafood. Smorgasbords. Brunost, a creamy caramel flavoured whey cheese. And of course, the meatballs.
Cooking with Spices
A dish truly fit for a King? A kind of Coronation Chicken Curry. Today was the coronation of King Charles III of England and lots of other countries. You might have seen it on the television. I have been working so am only able now to do something a bit special for tea. Earlier this…
My Mandi Biryani – Middle Eastern spiced chicken and rice. Traditionally baked in an oven like the Indian tandoor the meat is cooked over the rice so it absorbs the cooking juices. Like an Indian Biryani a Mandi consists of fragrant spice infused rice.
Seasonal Eating – Great recipe ideas to cook this February. After a really long slog January 2023 is finally behind us. The days are slowly beginning to lengthen and we can look forward to the early signs of spring. So what to eat? Well it’s definitely still time for lots of hearty dishes. My type of cooking. Lots of sustainable, seasonal soups and stews and proper puddings. But February is also time for some indulgent cooking for a loved one on St Valentines Day. Flipping up piles of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday and perhaps even relaxing with a glass or two to celebrate Global Wine Day.