RECIPE: Dinner for one

Mr P&P loathes, and I mean LOATHES mushrooms.  It’s incredibly annoying, as is his hatred for olives, dark chocolate and black pudding amongst other things.  As a result of this I take the opportunity to indulge…

New Obsession: Pinterest

This week I’ve made a brilliant discovery and I wanted to share the love: Pinterest. For those of you not already in the know, Pinterest is social network type site where you can collect, organise and…

RECIPE: Turkish Eggs

Last night whilst suffering with a massive dose of the post-Christmas blues I fancied something tasty and comforting to eat that wasn’t very labour-intensive and I’d been dying to try out this recipe for ages. This…

RECIPE: Leftovers

I’d anticipated that there would be a lot more leftovers from yesterday’s roast than there actually were.  I’d planned to make a chicken and vegetable broth with dumplings, but we’d stripped every last scrap of meat…

RECIPE: My first roast chicken

My first blog post is actually about my first experience of cooking a Roast chicken.  As a quite (I like to think) experienced cook it may seem unusual that I have never tackled such a traditional…