Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Administrator  // Posts published by Administrator

19 Apr Posted by in Ramble | 3 comments

Learning to be a wine lover

Learning to be a wine lover

2008 South African Chardonnay I have decided now is as good a time as any to start learning more about wines, and to stop feeling so lost when choosing a wine. I would love to be able to sip a wine, and comment on the soft My plan is to start paying attention to the wines I'm drinking, and work my way through there. There have been many wines I've had which I enjoyed, but I forget which they were. I know I like Riesling. I know white wine is served cold, red is served at room temperature. A friend of mine just gave me the book 'Understanding Wine - A guide to wine tasting and wine appreciation' by Michael Schuster. So I'll use this, along with the internet and my own opinions and go from there. More...

Read more...

23 Mar Posted by in Recipes | Comments

Polenta squares with sundried tomato and parmaesan

Polenta squares with sundried tomato and parmaesan

Polenta Squares My first few attempts at polenta was by making the more traditional, creamy and cheesy, mushy polenta. I didn't enjoy it as much as I had hoped, but I knew there was potential. This recipe appeals much more to my taste, and is also more visually appealing. These polenta sqaures work nicely as an appetizer, or along side a salad for a light dinner. More...

Read more...

17 Mar Posted by in Recipes | Comments

Pear scones & garlic cheese scones

Pear scones & garlic cheese scones

I was looking for a breakfast recipe which didn’t involve more than one egg, and ended up deciding on scones – which don’t have any eggs. This worked perfectly as we bought self-rising flour, and didn’t know what to do with it. I’m also often conflicted between sweet and savoury so I chose not to […]

Read more...

28 Feb Posted by in Experience, Recipes | 2 comments

Apple raisin sweet bread

Apple raisin sweet bread

I was happy with my braided bread, but wanted to find a way to make it more exciting. I decided on a sweet bread that would be good for breakfast, since it seemed to be my turn at work to bring in something fun to snack on and everyone there enjoys their morning toast. I […]

Read more...