Breakfast waffles


I really do love my waffle iron. It really was a superb present from my mother. In an experimental mode the other morning, we made cheese waffles with some fried mushrooms, salami and bacon. Plus ketchup. Well, Simon added about 2/3rds of a bottle of HP sauce but I couldn’t take a picture of it…


Not what I made but what Simon made. Delicious lamb kebabs with some fruity couscous (see next post on the couscous invasion). Gotta say, adding lemon wedges to the kebabs themselves kept the meat exceptionally tender and really really tasty! Topped off by a delicious chocolate & orange mousse, with orange marscapone and toasted almonds.…

Couscous


When you move in with someone, or someone moves in with you, you often end up with duplicates. In our case, couscous. We have a lot. Just over 2 kgs to be precise. I am glad that I have developed a taste for it now that Simon has taught me to make it properly (yeah,…

Flavour Bomb


I am reading flicking through the Laura Santtini book at the moment. It’s a lovely book, full of really interesting things like flavour bombs and food alchemy. Unfortunately the writing is a little over-flowery for my taste but the ideas are really interesting and the pictures look lovely. Liz is cooking the orange and asparagus…

Ok GO!


They are quite awesome Extensive use of the ticker tape blower and a lot of awesome songs. Plus there was the encore where they came out wearing jackets with lightshows on the back and lumo fluffy guitars. Plus the leader singer came down into the crowd and stood on a box and sang to us.…

New look blog


It’s looking pretty exciting now. Lots of pictures, lots of photography. I’m just loving it. Feedback would be much appreciated. Weekend report – it was very pleasant. Friday night was a trip to the gym, a trip to the ever wonderful Bordeaux Quay for a cocktail and then home for home-made pizza after collecting his…