Archive for December, 2006

Some News and 5 Things’ About Me

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

It turns out that I was “tagged” by Lil at iFaNTaBuLouS for a meme called “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Me” a couple of days ago. Far be it from me to refuse to play along!


Thursday, December 28th, 2006

Welcome back to blogging everyone, after the Christmas break! I hope you all enjoyed your holidays. I certainly did, with Santa bringing me everything from a pasta machine to some signed books from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.

Christmas may be just finishing but to me the season isn’t quite over until New Year has been and gone. […]

Holiday Cooking With Herbs: Mulled Wine

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

Mulling wine was historically a way of making bad wine drinkable again, by heating it up with a handful of spices, sugar and herbs until it becomes fragrant and sweet. Mulled Wine is synonymous with Christmas both managing to capture all the familiar smells we love, and providing us with a satisfying warm drink for […]

All About Advocaat…

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Advocaat is one of those drinks that gets brought out every Christmas, and noone seems sure quite what to do with. In short, it’s the European version of Eggnog (but without the milk) - and if made right, can be delicious. It’s also much more delicious when made (instead of bought), and can be made […]

2006 Food Blog Awards

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Just a quickie. I’ve spotted that this week is the 2006 Food Blog Awards and I don’t have any nominations. I would never suggest anyone votes for me with so many good food blogs out there - but that doesn’t stop me feeling left out!