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I just couldn’t forget that lovely Coffee Pecan Gateaux I had from Peckham’s. It was delicious! I didn’t think coffee and pecans could work so well together in a cake! So I went about trying to create something similar back … Continue reading
If you are boiling meat don’t throw away the water, Strain it, cool it down, remove the fat on the top and use the water as stock for soups and gravy!
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Gazpacho! a tomato and raw veg based soup. I didn’t like the idea of having a meat-less cold soup to start with but Lisa was quite excited with the idea and tried it. I was pleasantly surprised with the results! We liked … Continue reading
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Pies!! I love them! What an invention! Everything about a pie is awesome! The pastry be it puff pastry, shortcrust or hot water crust. And the filling – there’s a filling to suit everyone, meat, veg, fruit, nuts and beans. If you … Continue reading
Wednesday now and the weekend seems so far away! Darn that horrible rain!! Feels just like a lousy Monday morning. At least we got some good weather over the weekend – for a change! Overall last week has been a pleasantly busy one for us. On Thursday we attended wine tasting, dinner with Iain & Nikki (good friends of ours, Nikki’s a fantastic cook by the way) and had an awesome strawberry pavlova on Friday.
- Need to get that recipe from Nikki!
Pie making on Saturday, recipe tuning & burgers on Sunday with pleasant walks in Old Aberdeen in between.
One of the buildings in Old Aberdeen
The weather was perfect for BBQ but unfortunately all we’ve got is a communal garden. Our kitchen has a large window and gets considerable sunlight. So we just made burgers in the flat. (made use of that reduced priced organic pork mince i bought two nites ago). So recipes coming soon, Homemade Pork Pies, Pork Chilli Feta burgers and Gazpacho.