Monthly Archives: May 2012

Remembering Tonno del Chianti

I passing blog post on my reader tonight made me think of a delicious recipe I made for Easter 2010 as part of my 52 new recipes in one year challenge that year. The recipe was Tonno del Chianti, and … Continue reading

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More BBQ yumminess: roasted bananas with a flake

Roasted bananas with a Flake is the best BBQed dessert.* I’ve gone off bananas of late, when eaten as fresh fruit, but still love them in desserts and other cooking. And it’s such an easy dessert, we thought we’d have … Continue reading

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A last attempt at BBQ, just in case Summer is over: sirloin steak and lots of vege

The weekend was just glorious and I grasped the opportunity to have a BBQ. Even Monday was lovely – so more BBQ! But by the time I got home it was cloudy and more-than-a-little chilly. Too late – fillet steak had … Continue reading

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Putting my feet up with a big cup of Chai and an Ameretti

And relax… With a large mug of Chai tea and a couple of Ameretti biscuits. A warming and delicious partnership.

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Eating out: macaroni cheese at the McManus

We had a rare weekend off together so we had lunch with friends in Dundee on Saturday, at McManus Galleries. We got a seat outside in the blazing sunshine, making the best use of this spell of lovely weather. And then … Continue reading

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Something simple of Sunday lunch: salad and a sandwich

Sunday lunch was salad (leftover from the BBQ the night before) and a sandwich – ham, cheese and gherkins. I prefer mayo to butter as the binding agent in my sandwich, particularly when ingredients like ham and gherkins are involved. The … Continue reading

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What happened with those marinating pork burgers, and the rest of the BBQ meal

Easy calzone While the BBQ was heating up we whipped up some easy calzone: one tortilla wrap in a large frying pan top with a couple of spoonfuls of pizza sauce (I used passata with basil, with a little red … Continue reading

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