January 5, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
I hadn’t planned to cook. Well, not cook from scratch. I had to work over the weekend; a job I’d taken on just before Christmas turned out to be much longer than expected so I had no choice. Taking a portion of the turkey curry I had in the freezer seemed like an easy option […]
October 19, 2013.Reading time 6 minutes.
I wrote yesterday about making Imam Bayildi and how I’d wanted to recreate the lunch I had in Istanbul three weeks ago on my first day there. I’d chosen to have just a couple of meze – appetisers – with some Turkish pide bread for a light lunch. The spinach was wrapped in lots of […]
January 10, 2012.Reading time 6 minutes.
My daughter rang over the weekend to ask if I had some vegetable tagine recipes and by the time I’d scanned a few and sent them by email, I’d decided to make one myself. I love making tagines: not only does it bring back wonderful memories of exciting and exotic Marrakesh (see Moroccan Meal post), […]