Category Archives: Weekend Cooking

Weekend Cooking ~ Burns Night

Across the globe, thousands of people with Scottish Heritage celebrate the birth of the Scottish Poet Rabbie Burns on 25 January. Traditionally there is a Burns Supper of Haggis, Neep and Tatties to¬†celebrate the¬†event. Rabbie Burns 1759 – 1796 The … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas – Seasonal Breeze

As promised, this is the first of four posts taken from this delightful book. The first is a refreshment called Seasonal Breeze (page 11) and does not contain any alcohol. The recipe is simple. 1 part chilled cranberry juice 1 … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas

I am cheating ever so slightly and writing this post in January! Just before last Christmas I caught on the television the end of Nigella Christmas the TV programme. I was inspired with one of her recipes and had to … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Cheese & Beer by Janet Fletcher

I had a real urge to eat a huge chuck of cheddar through this book. It is a rather fascinating account of which beers to drink and whilst consuming various cheeses. A huge focus on beers of the US, but … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Devil Delight’s Pancakes

As some of you may know we spent 5 weeks recently in Australia. What a wonderful time we had, with family and friends and visiting new places and revisiting some others. We had the chance to spend a few days … Continue reading

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Wee Beastie!

Cook Haggis and break into bits with a fork. Serve on a bed of mashed potato and mashed suede (neep) cover with cheese sauce and a light dusting of black pepper to taste.

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The Quilter’s Kitchen by Jennifer Chiaverini

The latest book in the Elm Creek series is a small one, not just on size but also content, with just 214 pages which also includes the recipe index. The story is essentially focused on two of the Elm Creek … Continue reading

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