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Week 49: Picci Pacci

Delicious pasta - cooks in 20 minutes Week 49: Picci Pacci

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Gosh well there’s a flash name for ‘Chilli, Basil and Almond Sauce’ but if you can’t wave a bit of italian around the kitchen every now and again what can you do?  This recipe is from my beloved Cupboard Love book, and Tom Norrington-Davies thinks Picci Pacci might mean something like ‘this and that’.

The recipe does indeed involve putting a bit of everything in, I saw that it had almonds in and…

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Week 48: Broccoli Pasta chopped Garden Salad

Week 48: Broccoli Pasta chopped Garden Salad Ideal to eat outside with friends and beer

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I do declare that this was the last salad of the summer – I’d planned on cooking something a bit more hearty as the weekend felt a bit back-endish (which is a Nottinghamshire term for autumnal, nothing rude haha) but my lover came in clutching the Jamie Oliver book and insisted.

It’s as if he wanted me to spend hours cleaning the kitchen…

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Apparently he’d had his eye on this recipe for a while,…

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Inspired by the bake-off Ross made a Baked Alaska - delicious!! First I’d ever had! #bakedalaska #dessert #gbbo #sophisticateddinnerparty

Inspired by the bake-off Ross made a Baked Alaska - delicious!! First I’d ever had! #bakedalaska #dessert #gbbo #sophisticateddinnerparty

Week 47: Chicken Schnitzel with Bacon and White Wine

Whoosh! Week 47 is speedy Chicken Schnitzel with Bacon and White Wine

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So this was the week that nearly didn’t happen – I asked my lover to choose a recipe because I was crazy busy at work, and I couldn’t find the ingredients for what he chose.  So as an emergency replacement, I am very proud to present: Chicken Schnitzel. Tadaaa.

I was interested to try Nigella’s take on Chicken Schnitzel, my Lover made his Polish Grandmother’s Polish Schnitzel (breadcrumbed etc)…

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Trying everyone else’s dinner - part 1

Shiney New Feature! Trying everyone else’s dinner - part 1

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A Wednesday post! What’s going on? It’s a shiny new feature occasional feature for New Recipe Night – it’s got that new feature smell, and this week that smell is peanut.

Don’t you just hate it when you’re out for dinner and someone you’re with leans over and tries something from your plate without asking, and you’re too polite to jab them with your fork… well this is a little like this but using…

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Such a pretty cake bottom #cake #peaches

Such a pretty cake bottom #cake #peaches

Spaceship #london #sudburytown #tube #londonunderground

Spaceship #london #sudburytown #tube #londonunderground

Peas Please #peas

Peas Please #peas

Oli’s birthday cake #sponge #cherry #cake

Oli’s birthday cake #sponge #cherry #cake

Work ceiling #lifeonmars #pine #london #dosomebloodywork

Work ceiling #lifeonmars #pine #london #dosomebloodywork