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A personal review on wine, restaurants, books, movies and anything else I come across at home and on my travels

Updated: 2012-06-01T11:46:42+10:00


In My Kitchen - June 2012


Fig Jam and Lime Cordial is a blog I recently discovered. I'm joining in Celia's In My Kitchen meme this month. In My Kitchen a cow. I'm not a big fan of knick knacks on my kitchen bench. This...(image)

Cezannes Tomatoes - Cooking To Combat Cancer


My dear friend Chris over at Melcotte has announced her annual Cooking To Combat Cancer event. Chris is a cancer survivor and has been hosting this event since 2008. You need to post your entries by May 31st to be...(image)

Cucumber and Poppy Seed Salad by Ottolenghi


I love this salad when just made. Bryan likes to leave it for an hour or so to let the red chillies do their work and impregnate the mild tasting cucumbers. Either way it's a fresh and zingy salad served...(image)

A Wedding Anniversary and Banana Bread Recipe


You'll find the Banana Bread recipe at the end of this post. But first I want to share my wedding anniversary with you. Despite being married for 32 years today is my eighth wedding anniversary. That'll happen if you choose...(image)

Shrove Tuesday 2012 - Pancake Recipe


Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday. Which means it is time to eat pancakes or crepes if you prefer to call them that. Here is my favourite Robert Carrier crepe recipe. It will make 8 thin crepes. Just enough for two people....(image)