When the winter weather starts drawing in, especially over here in Portugal when you are used to it being very hot for along period of time, I start to crave some hot filling tasty dishes.
I’m talking about your stew and dumplings, meat pies, homemade soups. Just good old fashioned homemade food. These foods make you feel lovely and warm … Read the rest
In today’s fast and furious world, there is hardly time to stop and chill out, and one of the big time-consuming chores of the day is the evening dinner preparation. We’ve all been there, you’ve been working all day, or maybe running the kids about, trying to organize this and that; and then it comes to meal time and the … Read the rest
As we enter December it is the time of year that we start enjoying the wonderful winter food. First on our agenda is always a lovely hearty soup. So for the first course this month I have gone with broccoli soup to warm you up during this cold time of year.
For the main course I have settled with Shepherds … Read the rest
It has to be said that modern thinking, with regard to health and safety, has gone way beyond the bounds of common sense and in many cases it is placing restrictions on individuals and public places, that are ridiculous in the extreme. To some extent this can be levelled at food safety, thinking mainly of the brainwashing labels that are … Read the rest
When it comes to cake decorating, there does seem to be a distinct lack of information available and what is out there, takes some finding. There are books available, but invariably not with all the information you require to complete your task. Similarly certain websites will allow you to purchase the necessary items, but then you’ll need to search alternative … Read the rest