Tag Archives: Cooking

Cooking a Turkey.

It is that time of year when perfectly sensible people, who cook Sunday lunch all year round, suddenly begin to panic about cooking a turkey. The idea is that you should shove it in the oven and enjoy your Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Meat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linguine with Scallops and Pesto

This was a bit of a tester to see if it worked, usually the sauce is saffron with fish stock and cream. But not today – today is a cheat’s meal. The linguine is straightforward, unless you make your own … Continue reading

Posted in Fish, Pasta, Quick Suppers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lamb Chop with Borlotti Beans

It’s wonderful, spring lamb gambolling around the countryside. It is even better on a plate, quick fried and then put in the oven, accompanied by borlotti beans, tomatoes, peppers and anchovies. It is a smoky sweet, almost mid-eastern side dish; … Continue reading

Posted in Meat, Quick Suppers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pork Chops with Apples and Sage

Pork is much maligned. People still overcook it, making it more suitable for soles of shoes than the table. You can cook good quality pork to medium rare and live to tell and even write about it. I talk about … Continue reading

Posted in Meat, Quick Suppers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blueberry Muffins

I love blueberries, especially in muffins. Maybe I just love muffins more, I don’t know. Anyway, the combination of the cake-like texture and sweet pop of blueberries is irresistible. Better than that, they only take twenty-five minutes or so from … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Dessert | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cooking At Zero Degrees

This is a blog about what we eat at home.  Starters, mains, sauces, side dishes, cocktails and links to local shops. It’s all here. Food is fun,  it should be fun to make and fun to eat. For some people making a … Continue reading

Posted in Appetiser, Baking, Conversion Tables, Dessert, Drinks, FIRST COURSE, Fish, in season, Meat, Pasta, Quick Suppers, SECOND COURSE, Side Dishes, soup, Starter, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments