How to cook authentic lamb tagine in the comfort of your own home.
d) 2 – 3 hrs
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When I first read this recipe I got filled with scepticism. How can it possibly taste good? It contains no wine, let alone stock. The concoction will probably be bland and boring. Unfortunately, it was high time for a change in the lamb shank department which we usually drown in red wine, stock and some […]
Just like Spaghetti Bolognaise/Bolognese there are more variations to Shepherd’s Pie than you can wave a stick at. Everyone’s got their own twist on this classic British dish and each time it tastes a little bit different but we all get the general idea of what it’s (supposed to be) like. Shepherd’s Pie and Cottage […]
First of all I’d like to thank Margot of Coffee and Vanilla for nominating me in November’s Inspiring Food Photography. Competition is indeed tough, considering I’m up against Suganya of Tasty Palettes and Leemei of My Cooking Hut. Go and take a look, but don’t forget: VOTE FOR ME! Just kidding. Not really. Come on, […]
Eagerly refreshing the Daring Bakers’ Challenge page every hour I let out a big sigh of relief when I saw it’s not going to be a humungous layer cake. These cakes were definitely not doing my diet any good. Having eaten authentic Lavash in Istanbul (Turkey), I was somewhat puzzled by the “cracker” part. I […]
Nothing yells Irish more than Guinness. Two billion Euros’ worth of the dark, frothy stout gets poured in glasses around the world every year. Now that’s a lot of pints, people. Surprisingly, Guinness is healthier than the average beer like Corona, Samuel Adams, Budweiser, Heineken, you get the picture. Why? Guinness is lower in alcohol, […]
Warning: This turns brainy and docile old ladies into scatty, hyperactive big kids. Let me explain. The annual Hockley Scrabble Christmas party was coming up and I volunteered to make my favourite chocolate cake. As luck would have it, a few days before the event our old and half-useless oven gave in and with its […]