I was lazying around last week flipping through some television channels and I came across the cooking show, The Delicious Miss Dahl. I got all transfixed by the soft-focus world of pastel Kitchen Aid mixers and enamel bakeware. Miss Dahl made a lovely roast tomato soup and I was inspired to try making one of [...]
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I imagine that most food bloggers have their ‘Julie and Julia’ fantasy cookbook: the one cookbook from which you would love to cook every single recipe. Mine is David Thompson’s Thai Food. At 673 pages, this would certainly be quite the challenge. It’s such an incredible book; the detail about Thai food and how it [...]
A few years ago my workmate S had all the girls in our team over for a Sunday lunch. I remember that there was a lot of gossiping and a lot of wine. There was a lot of food too, but the only thing I remember was the delicious mushroom soup, which was S’s mother’s [...]
So my love letter to Taggerty continues, today with some scenery and a deliciously fragrant chicken soup that was made by my lovely friend M. I tend to make a fairly standard chicken noodle soup by boiling a whole chicken with vegetables and herbs, then shredding the chicken and adding in some noodles. M’s [...]
In Autumn, as the weather cools, I relish taking up the cool weather changes – bundling up and making food that is warm, comforting and soothing. I have fond memories of my dad making potato and leek soup when I was a child. For me, I love making a vat of potato and leek soup as [...]
I’m pretty sure that I have Seasonal Affective Disorder. As the days get darker, so does my mood. Last weekend’s freakish hailstorm not only left my car a little dimpled, but it reminded me that Summer was, most definitely, over. In an effort to alleviate my impending gloominess, a few years ago at about this [...]
The ubiquitous “Pea & Ham Soup” sounds a little dreary but with a few tweaks here and there, this classic dish can reach a (somewhat!) sophisticated height. “Dinner Party standard” if you will… My adaption was based on the Dave Lieberman recipe, from foodnetwork.com. While more of a comfort dish to be enjoyed in the cooler [...]