Category: Western

The British Stew

The British Stew

Today we are still in lockdown in the UK due to Covid-19. This morning I woke up in a cooking mood. At first I wanted to cook 3 meals for today, breakfast, lunch and dinner. However I ended up only cooking 2 meals. Brunch of […]

Crêpe

Crêpe

A crêpe or crepe is a type of very thin pancake. Crêpes are usually of two types: sweet crêpes and savoury galettes. Crêpes are served with a variety of fillings, from the simplest with only sugar to flambéed crêpes Suzette or elaborate savoury galettes. My […]

Square Egg

Square Egg

With this Covid19 ongoing and the hubby working from home plus having the family here to be fed at least twice a day is mind taxing. I have been cooking only one meal a day for so long and have always taken my sweet time […]

Posh Spaghetti Bolognese

Posh Spaghetti Bolognese

As I am going to cook spaghetti bolognese today I just realised that my recipe in my old blog is still missing from this new blog. So I have decided it’s time I update it here in this new blog. My boy asked for his […]

Carbonara

Carbonara

In the UK we too are under quarantine and have since moved to quite stringent quarantine, just short of a total lockdown due to this virus Covid 19. I have not left my house since Friday the 13th. As I am of the high risk […]

Brandy Butter Chocolate & Coffee marble cake – special

Brandy Butter Chocolate & Coffee marble cake – special

I have never hidden the fact that I prefer my cake naked. If it has to have a filling then I prefer it with fresh cream. I do not like a lot of icing, fondant, marzipan etc etc. However I like a bit of butter […]

Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

When we were growing up, my sibling and I, the five of us enjoys my mother’s butter cakes and often we have to fight over the last few pieces. Now I can laugh about it but I remember then there were even tears! This is […]

Crab cakes

Crab cakes

I made another dish with some of my crab meat. This time I made a very simple crab cakes recipe. I did not coat my crab cakes with breadcrumbs as I am not a big fan of bread crumbed stuff really. If you do not […]

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

I bought a huge English crab from Devon and I used the boiling method to dispatch it to crab heaven and then painstakingly picked all the meat. One of the dish I made from some of the meat is potted crab. This is extremely easy […]

Bagel with tender beef slices

Bagel with tender beef slices

The weather is abysmal today. Rain rain and more raindrops, not heavy rain just constant wetness. Hubby needed lunch earlier as he has a meeting and I decided to go for tender slices of beef in bagels with onions, cheese and mushrooms. An easy half […]