Cauliflower mac & cheese with guinea fowl in a sticky lemon sauce

baked cauliflower mac and cheese bake

Spring came with beautiful sunshine. I even managed to sunbathe in the garden without being totally wrapped up, all for one glorious day. Sadly since it has become a bit colder again and I was instantly craving comfort food.   This weekend locally grown cauliflowers were on sale in the shops and I bought one. … Continue reading

Crab and avocado roll in lobster and crab broth

crab and avocado roll in crab and lobster broth

Of all the seafood crab is one of my absolute favourites. I have seen fresh crabs for sale for a few weeks but today was the first day I have seen quite a few. I got so sidetracked I didn’t even get any scallops.   A few years ago I went to a restaurant called … Continue reading

Stuffed mushrooms

  Fancy a snack? The world is your oyster, depending on circumstances and availability. The other day I didn’t fancy a meal, lunch in this case but a snack seemed like a sensible option, something small but satisfying. I went to the kitchen to make a cheese toast but a punnet of mushrooms caught my … Continue reading

Swedish Christmas with a very large ham

Some things in life are about compromise and we usually compromise for as long as we want to and it feels ok to do so. In our household we celebrate Christmas on different days and to make everyone happy and Christmas a little bit more festive we have a Swedish Christmas on December 24th and an English … Continue reading

Poached egg salad

A friend of mine asked what three key ingredients I would always have at home. There are so many things to choose from but the first thing that came to mind was eggs. If you have eggs at home you can always make something nice and satisfying. It cooks quickly and is full of nutrients and … Continue reading

Asparagus, mozzarella and lamb salad with garlic buttermilk

After a period of grey and quite cold weather we have had a bit of a warm spell. Not warm enough to leave the jacket at home but lovely and sunny. Enough to get the seeds going in the greenhouse and for a tiny asparagus spear to appear. Sadly the top was eaten by something … Continue reading