Month: November 2010

Pork Spaghetti Bolognese

Pork Spaghetti Bolognese

(Recipe added – taken from the book I mentioned in this post… and the recipe is at the bottom of the page for those impatient ones) I’m not sure if it was the cold or the mussels yesterday, but I wasn’t right! Last night my […]

French Mince Pies vs. English Mince Pies, baby!

French Mince Pies vs. English Mince Pies, baby!

So last week I made Christmas puddings, this week I finally made my first batch of mince pies! Normally I use the same Delia’s recipe every year, it’s easy and it never fails me. (Yes it has got LARD in it! It’s Christmas!) But this […]

A day of nom noms

A day of nom noms

Today me and J had a day off to ourselves, leaving little Ash to nett nett and going on a very tasty journey! The Good Food Show in NEC Birmingham! It’s almost a last minute thing as I spotted half price tickets on their website […]

Christmas pudding part deux!

Christmas pudding part deux!

So last night I soaked all the lovely dried fruit in lovely booze, and this morning I simply added all the dry ingredients, grated butter (not as messy as I thought it’d be) and put an egg into it! Just in time for J to […]

Stir up sunday

Stir up sunday

T’is the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la~!!! Today, I’m attempting my first ever Christmas pudding and I am anxious, not only because of the time involved (6 hours steaming!!!), but because of the cost as well. I bought a bottle of Cointreau for it!!! Very […]