Archive for December, 2012

Mixed Berry Smoothie
December 31, 2012, No Comments

Today’s smoothie is frozen mixed berries, purple grape juice, a banana and a tiny squirt of agave syrup. ¬†Made in ...

Avocado Soup
December 30, 2012, No Comments

This is my first attempt at making soup in my new Vitamix. The recipe suggested adding sweetcorn to the mix with tortill ...

Vitamix
December 30, 2012, No Comments

On Christmas Day I was allowed to open the Vitamix that Brian bought for me at the Good Food Show in November. To say th ...

Frangipane Mince Pies
December 23, 2012, 4 Comments

A couple of months ago I bought a new recipe book by French breadmaker Richard Bertinet who has been living in this coun ...

Almond Cream
December 23, 2012, No Comments

 Almond Cream Ingredients 250g unsalted butter 250g caster sugar 250g ground almonds 50g plain flour 3 eggs 2 tbsp Amar ...

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry
December 23, 2012, No Comments

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry   Ingredients 350g plain flour 125g butter 125g sugar 2 whole eggs plus 1 egg yolk pinch of ...

Italian Biscuits
December 20, 2012, 2 Comments

I’m sticking with the Italian theme with these biscuits, they have been on my to do list for a long time. It’ ...

Biscotti
December 16, 2012, 3 Comments

This recipe comes to you courtesy of Jen who made them this morning. Apparently they are best eaten dipped into Vin Sant ...

Little Lemon Creams
December 13, 2012, 3 Comments

If anybody wants a really easy dessert this is the one. It’s also very quick to make, about 15 minutes in total, b ...

Sea Bass with Warm Salsa
December 12, 2012, No Comments

Brian is out for lunch today so I have taken the opportunity to have something he would rather not have. Fish. I use thi ...