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19April_CookedDumplings

Shitake and fig vinegar dumplings

I saw some fig vinegar at Isaura’s, the cafe and deli down the road. It tasted just as amazing as it looked and it made me think of dumplings. I don’t know why but the combination sounded too good to miss. It was Easter and we were invited to our neighbors for Easter dinner and … Continue reading

13April_LambKebabsCooked

Pancetta wrapped prawns and lamb kebabs

I love to barbecue. Our new garden invites to sitting outside, weather permitting and I can’t stop myself at any given opportunity to cook outside! The sun was out the other day and I knew it was barbecue time! I headed to the market and got some lovely king prawns, responsibly sourced and from the … Continue reading

20April_CutCake

A chocolate lovers dream cake

I love to cook and I could happily spend hours in the kitchen cooking, new and tried foods. It is very rare that I actually feel like baking but after getting my hands on some Varlhorna chocolate, my favorite, I have been wanting to make a chocolate cake. I have a recipe written down on … Continue reading

15April_ChorizoFryUp

Easy fast food, chorizo with wild garlic and beans

The other day we came home a bit late, we were hungry and I still had some work to do and there was no time for cooking. A quick look in my fridge told me that I had various kinds of tofu, thanks to the lovely M and a pack of organic chorizo picante from … Continue reading

12April_LobsterPuff

Lobster with chilli flavored goats butter on a tofu puff

A friend of ours, M, moved to Singapore a while back and I was so excited as she was coming home to visit! I wanted to cook lots of nice foods and decided to buy seafood. We went to the market and had a look around town. Saturdays are always busy on the high street … Continue reading

03April_Cod

Cod with coconut rice and crispy tofu

I went to the fishmonger today to get some prawns. I had a dish in my head and as I got there the lady in front of me just bought the last ones! she was so lovely she even offered to split them! My attention had already shifted to an amazing piece of cod so … Continue reading

05April_RicePaperRolls

Fillet of beef rice paper rolls and a truffle honey glazed gammon

A month ago a new market opened. Sadly I rushed off one day too soon and on the actual market day I was away. It is a monthly market and this time I made it! The reason why I thought it was so important is that it is an artisan food market. This Friday past … Continue reading

01April_CrispyDuckHash

Crispy duck hash

Sometimes I have a serious lack of inspiration of what to cook for dinner. Today I needed something in the supermarket and as I was wandering about I saw some free range duck! Too good to pass on, it was duck for dinner, the legs to be more precise.   I love crispy duck but … Continue reading

31March_MackerelFilling

Smoked mackerel with baked potato and discovering a boat wreck!

The weekend was so lovely, warm and we had a quiet day on Sunday. We ate a late breakfast, were pottering around in the garden and taking it easy. In the afternoon we headed for our favorite beach. The beach is almost always empty but this day there was a kite surfer. I have always … Continue reading

30March_BBQ

Barbecue lamb chops with stuffed mushrooms, a spicy guaccamole and sausages

The weekend was the first proper warm weekend. It wasn’t quite short sleeve weather but close and I could feel summer in the air! We went for a walk in some woods nearby. The grounds belong to an abbey and I wasn’t sure I could pick anything but we did come across some very tempting … Continue reading

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