Last weekend one branch of my husband’s family had a little get together. We offered to bring snacks, so I made a plate of my homemade hummus and veggies. I make this hummus all the time at home, and it takes me less than ten minutes to make, so I was pleasantly surprised with rave reviews […]
Recently, a dear friend came into town for a visit. We had put the date on our calendars over a month ago, but hadn’t yet decided how we were going to spend our evening together. On the day of our long-anticipated date, we got on the phone and decided to go shopping for snacks and […]
In my last post, I promised to share recipes I received via the recipe exchange I just sent out. Granted, this is NOT a recipe from a kind culinary stranger-cum-friend, but it was so fuss-less and easy I couldn’t resist sharing it. In fact, it was so fuss-less to make that I started baking at […]
I love recipe exchanges. You never know where the recipes are going to come from – they’re always vastly different from my own cooking style, and provide great inspiration for the kitchen. I received the initial email from my friend Rebecca, and this was the recipe I thought to send off. I posted it a […]
As promised… (ahem, nevermind that I promised this months ago) the cake I love to make, using Clotilde’s recipe for Gâteau au Yaourt which she makes with raspberries. Of course I’ve made my own adjustments, since the genius of this French staple is that you buy a tub of yogurt, and then use that as your measuring […]
My in-laws have been visiting this week, and that means lots of good eating. J.’s parents are famous in my book for their fabulous Sunday crepe lunches, where J.’s dad does the crepe-flipping like a pro, and his mum sets out her white sauce, fruit sauce, fruit salad, and of course, the cottage cheese.