November 2013

November seems particularly sweet on the blog! Perhaps all these cookies are the antidote to the cold dark weather. This time a healthier option: wholemeal digestive cookies. As soon as the cookie stamps arrived, I found this recipe on one … Read more…

I was planning to make Italian biscotti for quite some time now. But somehow didn’t get around to making them. Until today. This weekend, we’re visiting a good friend of mine and his wife, and you guessed, I decided to … Read more…

Autumnal atmosphere doesn’t need to be miserable at all. Autumn is also a period full of colours in the garden and fragrances in the kitchen. Especially the smell of jams and preserves. I remember so well the smell of the … Read more…

Another variation of lavender cookies. This time rich buttery shortbread. Once again, remember to go easy on the lavender, just a tiny bit will go a long way! Very fragrant and elegant dessert. Ingredients Makes 8 large wedges 225g plain … Read more…

Quick and easy salad, ideal for a mid-week lunch or dinner, or indeed both. Ingredients Serves 4 2 cans of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 red pepper, chopped 1 yellow pepper, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 2 small courgettes 0.25 … Read more…