Well written guest blog post by Liz LeFroy – on finding a new favourite jam flavour. Continue reading Taste notes for Jam… Guest Post, Liz LeFroy
How about growing your own chillies in the UK? And then cooking with them? As I am to gardening what Kubla Khan was to crocheting, I simply bought a plant from a supermarket and kept it on the kitchen windowsill. I was amazed at how many small chillis popped up in due course. And they tasted all the more delicious for being a crop growing freely … Continue reading Just chilli-in
The artist Georgia O’Keeffe took a keen interest in health foods – believing that what you ate was important to creativity. Delightfully, she lived to be 99, producing brilliant paintings to the end, her mind sharp as a tack. So here are recipes for her wholemeal bread, a health shake, and Green Chillies with garlic, oil and a fried egg.
The recipes come from two books: “A Painter’s kitchen” edited by Margaret Wood, who worked as Georgia O’Keeffe’s companion and cook for 5 years – and “Dinner with Georgia
The dreaded cry goes up around 5 pm in most households, “What’s for tea?” If you have very little food in the larder, you can try making some Western Spaghetti..
PES is the name used by indie animator Adam Pesapane. Animation Magazine Online interviewed him in 2008, here’s a couple of questions and answers from it: Continue reading “What’s for tea?”
As you know, this blog likes to mix its ingredients of art and life, so putting together poetry, noodles and animation this morning was the work of a moment. Exhibit A – the poem is “Making Mines Frires” by Dominique Ahkong and if you pop over to http://bit.ly/2vm5ZEk you can read the poetic description of the family-making of noodles for the dish. (from Cha: An Asian … Continue reading Poetry, noodles and animation
In my unofficial role as the person least likely to be mistaken for Martha Stewart…. I can still give some cheap and cheerful life/art tips: throw some mint imperials in a favourite cup and saucer. Plonk on a flat surface. Looks nice and refreshes palate (and breath). If minimalist look is favoured, try in white cup and saucer. Continue reading Brighter Christmas: decoration tip
This. Today. A reward for doing a week’s foodshop so close to Christmas – just before the parking lot turned into an accident waiting to happen (11 am, on the dot – make a note for next year) with too many cars chasing too few parking spaces and pedestrians attempting to walk in front of cars, randomly. Home to foraging repast: an unmade bed of instant … Continue reading Forager’s delight