Old to new

So these steak knives are older than my kids. Picked up all those years ago for just a couple of dollars each, as part of a table setting when we had a family Christmas meal. I had recalled a previous event, where people complained for a sharp knife; to cut bread, spanokopita, cheese, meats orContinue reading “Old to new”

Puff Pastry Sausage rolls

This is just a quick post about one of my all time favourite foods, the sausage roll. If you have no idea what a “sausage roll” is, then I would ask you to please read on. A traditional British savoury snack, dating back long before the equivalent of the US hotdog. The bun is insteadContinue reading “Puff Pastry Sausage rolls”

Coffee? Tea? Neither? Both?

Hi all, I have created a support page on the great site “buy me a coffee” so as to help you help me produce better posts, promote learning and using of great ingredients, and of course providing recipes for classic dishes with my own spin. Oh and of course allow my random musings to flow.Continue reading “Coffee? Tea? Neither? Both?”

Kathy’s No-Added-Nuts Florentines

Florentines are classically made with flaked almonds, and for years Kathy had made them that way. Then our youngest was diagnosed as nut-allergic about 5 years ago, and so all the nut based recipes were stopped.

Hot-Dog Coleslaw

Sometimes you just have to bend and serve junk food at home. At least the kids will eat it! Straight to recipe We all have a preference when it comes to how or what constitutes the “right” way for a hot dog. Whether its tomato ketchup or no-ketchup (Chicago); what sort of mustard – American,Continue reading “Hot-Dog Coleslaw”

Well I have done it now !

This week I transferred my webpage from GoDaddy to WordPress to make the blog and page editing easier to work with. This is going to be a big old learning curve and looking forward to the challenge. I would like to thank the many bloggers I follow and read for suggesting the move, as IContinue reading “Well I have done it now !”

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