A great way to start this New Year is to make a jar of heart healthy ghee. It’s not difficult to make, it takes a teeny bit of your time and a wee bit of patience. The hardest part is not to walk away from the saucepan towards the end of the cooking time. Your patience will be rewarded with delicious wafts of warm butter swirling around your kitchen and the end product of a gleaming jar of pure ghee. Now, isn’t that a great way to start the year….Continue reading
I made my first pizza when I was 11 years old or maybe sooner. It was from the Ladybird children’s recipe book series. It took me hours to make the dough alone. I would cautiously warm the water, add the sugar and slowly pour in the yeast granules, watching the little globules scatter delicately into the water below. I then stirred it and glowed at the transformation taking place before my eyes. My favorite spot was leaving it in the sun near the swimming pool and watching it slowly bubble away. Mixing the dough was a feat I cherished. I spent more time than needed, kneading it. I loved the warm, squishy dough squeezing between my fingers. Continue reading
I’ve been making a tonne of these pancakes lately and they are ready in a jiffy. They are soft and fluffy and super crispy around the edges from the ghee they are fried in 😉 Continue reading
Crunchy, refreshing and chocfull of protein. I simply can’t get enough of this salad. I’ve literally been shoving tonnes of it down my throat recently, its kinda scary. And to tell you frankly, I really Continue reading
Summer is in full swing, the farmers markets are buzzing and garlic scapes are plenty! An overdose of garlic scapes seemed possible in my realm of things but alas I warn you it was not. Even after two weeks of continuous garlic escapades, I can’t seem to get enough of these very fragrant and pungent herbs. Wait a minute, did I say herb. Is it a herb or is it a vegetable I ask?