Category Archives: Food

About food, one of my favourite things.

The night before Christmas cake

I love Christmas cake but I am also never organised enough to make it well in advance. Like the name of this one implies, this can be eaten the next day. A week or two soaking in the sherry would … Continue reading

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Make your own Baked Beans

Make your own beans and you will wonder how you ate that pale comparison, bought ones, for so long.  If you have a pressure canner, go ahead and can them as per the recipe. If you don’t, then freezing them … Continue reading

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Chuck – steak that is.

Richard suggested I write some blog posts about all the different cuts of meat you get with a cow. If you ever buy a half or a quarter of beef, you get a lot of cuts that are not prime, … Continue reading

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Alfajores

At the moment I am obsessed with the “pastry or dough plus meat or vege filling” dish of countries around the world. You know, empanadas, tortellini, pierogi, gyoza, gozleme, dumplings, spring rolls, meat pies, you name a country and I … Continue reading

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Fruit pillows

One of my favourite biscuits of all time is the old fashioned spicy fruit pillows made by Arnotts.  I had just cleaned the kitchen and as it’s just not in my nature to leave the kitchen clean, I had to … Continue reading

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