Everyone knows that the holiday is only over when all the food you brought back is gone right? 31/10/2015: Steak Bearnaise We drove back from France today and got home just in time to catch the kick-off of the Rugby World Cup final with Australia against the ultimately victorious New Zealand. There wasn't time for it … Continue reading Halloween and bonfire night
19/10/2015: Bacon and date toast - Better on Toast, Jill Donenfeld http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/9780062329042/better-on-toast I had already bought ingredients before realising this is actually meant to be a breakfast toast - who cares right? Everyone loves a good breakfast for dinner! I was a bit unsure about the sweet maple-date ricotta mixture but as soon as I gave … Continue reading Claire’s 30th and only 10 weeks to go!
12/10/2015: Mushroom gnocchi with arugula and walnut pesto http://pinchofyum.com/mushroom-gnocchi-with-arugula-and-walnut-pesto We decided on gnocchi tonight as we haven't had it yet and I found this recipe via Pinterest. Pinch of Yum is a great blog! Remember the pomegranate, kale, and wild rice salad with walnuts and feta from the same blog? I've made that a bunch of … Continue reading Steph and Owen to stay again
If we've done 40 weeks...that means we only have 12 left! Exciting!! 05/10/2015: "Autumn salad" with figs, prosciutto, Stilton, and candied walnuts http://www.fromthekitchen.co.nz/2014/04/autumn-salad.html#.VhJqWMscFGF Mark found this recipe for tonight and I couldn't wait to eat it! I absolutely love figs and always look forward to this time of year! The combination of flavours in this salad … Continue reading 40 weeks done as Autumn closes in
28/09/2015: Paneer and lamb tikka dansak - Monkey's, Wimbledon http://monkeystakeaway.co.uk/ I've been coming down with something over the weekend and tonight I really was starting to not really be able to taste things properly (which for a foodie is just torture!) so we decided to go for something with a strong flavour and plenty of spice. … Continue reading Feeling unwell 😦
21/09/2015: Spaghetti squash with bacon, spinach and goats cheese http://www.buzzfeed.com/christinebyrne/spaghetti-squash-with-bacon-spinach-and-goat-cheese#.nip6Y39eY When Mark and I were in Whole Foods over the weekend I spotted that they had some spaghetti squashes which I have been looking for ever since trying it during a trip to Texas two years ago. I was so excited and just had to get one … Continue reading Spaghetti squash and a trip home
14/09/2015: Lamb Mulligatawny soup Mark and I went out this evening to see Miss Saigon so were getting home fairly late. We picked up a pot of lamb mulligatawny soup and a half-baked baguette to have when we got in. Just what we needed! 15/09/2015: Lamb tagine with tfaya - Moroccan Sahara, Bayswater http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186338-d1389764-Reviews-Moroccan_Sahara-London_England.html When we arrived we … Continue reading Can you tell I’m missing Japan?