new toy!

A friend served us some lovely tomato soup last week, and told us he’d made it with a soup maker. He bought it from Lakeland, so I went and had a look there and it was £50. So then I went to eBay and found one at £40, with free postage. And I looked at…

a chicken-y … thing

Cooking has been conspicuous by its absence chez Jordan for the past couple of weeks – we’ve been eating out of the freezer, or takeaways, but I did have a final fling with my ancient gas cooker Sunday before last, and roast a chickie!, with Yorkshire pud and roast potatoes. By the way, in case…

more tales from the makeshift kitchen

The fitter came round to do the final measuring, so fitting will start either in two weeks or three, which is manageable. I think. Meanwhile, here’s some of what we’ve been eating: courgette and tomato pasta bake: this was OK, but it took absolutely ages – cook onion and courgettes, add tomato and wine, cook…

chaos ensues

This blog should probably be temporarily renamed as Tales from a Makeshift Kitchen – we are having a new kitchen installed, which has involved knocking out the dining room window and replacing with French doors, making a bloody great hole in the kitchen dining room wall, and at the weekend, removing the current units. Now…