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07 Feb Posted by in Recipes | Comments

Frittata with spinach, feta cheese, red pepper and basil

Frittata with spinach, feta cheese, red pepper and basil

Not a bad start to a snowy Saturday morning. With half a red pepper, half an onion, and some frozen spinach all itching to be used, I got to work. I much prefer cooking frittata’s to omelette’s, as my success rate of folding omelette’s lies around 50%. I also find the final appearance of a […]

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06 Feb Posted by in Ramble | Comments

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

A few words of encouragement for those who feel they have substandard kitchens for cooking. After living in temporary accommodations for over a year, I haven’t had *my* kitchen or kitchen supplies available for quite some time. I have brought my ‘must-haves’ with me from Canada, and otherwise make do with as little in the […]

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05 Feb Posted by in Recipes | Comments

Creamy corn soup

Creamy corn soup

After a previous successful attempt at corn chowder, I decided to give it another go. This attempt wasn’t quite as thick as the last, so I don’t quite feel it deserves the ‘chowder’ title, however it was still quite nice. For my meat appreciating half, I fried some sliced ham and cut it into pieces […]

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25 Jan Posted by in Experience | Comments

Vegetarian Haggis – a gastronomic adventure?

Vegetarian Haggis – a gastronomic adventure?

I have lived in Scotland since September, and have just experienced my first haggis (vegetarian of course) served with a whisky cream sauce, mince, neeps and tatties. It was a wonderful experience, very tasty and enjoyable. Having one prepared by a proper chef is likely a good way to try it for the first time. […]

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