*93* postcards from Italy

These are 'piadine' (plural, 'piadina' singular, let's get things straight). And they are delicious. It's a food typical of this region 'Romagna', the eastern side of Emilia Romagna, it is a flat bread usually made with white flour, lard or olive oil, salt and water. The dough was traditionally cooked on a terracotta dish, although… Continue reading *93* postcards from Italy

*86* puy lentils with aubergine, tomatoes and yoghurt

Except I used green lentils and buffalo mozzarella... BUT let's rewind.... The recipe is from this book... ... which is brilliant by the way... I had a couple of aubergines (eggplants, for you across the ocean) in the fridge which were about to die so I made an amended version of this dish. Also, can… Continue reading *86* puy lentils with aubergine, tomatoes and yoghurt

*79* Saffron and Lemon Chicken… and Jane Eyre…

I've been in a mega rut regarding food. Bored of cooking doesn't even begin to describe it... mainly because whatever I cook I always get a comment or two, or three: I don't like this, I prefer it the other way, why did you cook this, too cooked, too uncooked, I don't like spicy, not… Continue reading *79* Saffron and Lemon Chicken… and Jane Eyre…

*58* Easter weekend in pictures

The weather was glorious. Finally. Spent a couple of hours on Saturday afternoon in a deserted College library... oh my god... terrifying... just weird... like the set of a scary movie. Had to get out of there. Fast. Missed No 3 and Mr away on hockey tour in sunny Holland. Easter Sunday meant lots of… Continue reading *58* Easter weekend in pictures