Posts Tagged: food

Food : chick pea bites

{sorry, no pretty picture today – you’ll just have to take my word for it!}   These delectable little things are a variation on a childhood favourite. Essentially, they are vegetarian patties made from pulses mixed with peanut paste, tomato and onion, formed into small parcels and shallow-fried, and my brother and I used to… Read more »

Food : Danish apple cake

  Years ago when we had a telly, my partner and I used to love watching the Two Fat Ladies. They were fabulously entertaining as cooks and personalities – boisterous, loud, and very opinionated. As for their food – it was glorious. Their favourite ingredient was butter – and they were also rather fond of… Read more »

Food : Turkish pumpkin tart

  For years I was not convinced that sweet pumpkin pies (or tarts) could be a real thing. I found this recipe in a recipe book of mine called Herbs, Spices and Flavourings, which is now an old and well-used book.  After I tried it, I was totally converted. I love Middle Eastern flavours, so… Read more »