Madge’s Mac ‘n Cheese

  Who doesn’t love pasta? In my house, that question’s somewhat rhetorical as we both love it, and no messing. And I’m not talking about fancy pants pasta either – pasta that’s been lovingly made from scratch or the bags of fresh pasta that you find in the refrigerated counter in supermarkets. No, although we…

A Taste of Summer

For me, nectarines are the most luscious of the Summer stone fruits.  Anyone else with me on this? In my neck of the woods, British Berry season can’t be surpassed for flavour and boasts some pretty wonderful  bounty  – gooseberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, to name a few, and nothing quite heralds the start of  Summer than the…

A Soup To Beat Off The Chills

Hands in the middle who doesn’t love soup? For me, nothing quite beats a pan of hearty soup when the cold winter starts to bite. Hot. Filling. Nourishing. And quick if you’ve already made a large batch and it only needs re-heating. Coming in from the cold, that first spoonful can send a warm glow…