Archive for September, 2007

Linguine with plum tomatoes and white wine sauce

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Sometimes recipes aren’t entirely original; this is one such recipe. I honestly couldn’t tell you where it came from, but I certainly didn’t think of it myself (but have “tweaked” it over the years). It’s also one of those dishes that can be knocked up in around 5 minutes flat.

This is one of […]

Win a luxury chocolate gift for a loved one

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Hands up if you like chocolate.  Ok…Now hands up if you want some FREE chocolate?
Because we all need a little luxury once in a while, Real Epicurean has teamed up with Hotel Chocolat to offer you the chance to win a decadent box of chocolates from their summer range, AND a bottle of champagne, for […]

Mushrooms: River Cottage Handbook

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

I’ll admit it: I’m a bit of a River Cottage fanatic. Yes, that means this book “review” is going to be biased, and I’m probably viewing it through rose tinted glasses (my copy was pre-ordered the moment I heard about it and the signed copy arrived last week with the accompanying DVD!). […]

In The Bag: September (a food blogging event)

Friday, September 7th, 2007

I’d like to invite anyone who cares about seasonal food to join me here for a food blogging event on Saturday the 29th of September. It’ll be fun, I promise!
The aim - to create a dish (or more) of your choice from a selection of pre-chosen seasonal food items. Simple as that! […]

The Curry House

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

I still love my local Indian restaurant despite knowing that the menu is generic and far removed from the traditional food it is supposed to represent. This great site breaks down the menu of the typical “curry house” for those of us that don’t know any better.