Category Archives: dinner

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Pan-Fried Carrot Strips

Halloween has always been celebrated in a big way in Ireland, where I come from. When I was growing up it was more about dressing up, spooking each other, playing games such as apple bobbing rather than today’s popular ‘trick or treating’. Irish folklore has strong links with Halloween, which is said to be linked with […]

Broccoli Flower Salad

As you may know we started trying to grow some of our own vegetables this year. It’s been quite the learning experience. One of things we have learned is that if broccoli goes unattended during a warm spell it can go to flower. My heart sank a little when I saw this upon return from […]

Tomato Salad with Redcurrants and Red Onion

Claus Meyer‘s ‘Salatværksted’ cookery book has become something of a salad bible in my kitchen. He has a talent for putting ingredients together where I start by thinking “huh, really, hmm not sure about that…” when I read the recipe, and end up all like, “ahhh, that’s so good!” after tasting it. This salad is a […]