some things are just plain *wrong*

Looking at Le Creuset‘s web site today, as you do, I am horrified to find that they now do their cookware in lavender. What is the world coming to?

christmas cake eggstravanza

Originally posted in my LiveJournal 19 dec 2005 So … I weighed out the ground almonds, the whole nuts (whizzed briefly in the food processor), the mixed tropical fruit, the sultanas, the blueberries and cranberries, the dried apricots. I rummaged in the back of the cupboard for Cointreau and Amaretto. I beat 225g of butter…

chilli and orange jelly

I live near Bristol, which is, for some reason, a bit of a wasteland when it comes to food shops. There’s a farmers’ market in the city on a Wednesday – hopeless for those who don’t work anywhere near it, and a couple of markets at the weekend, but they lean more towards the car…