Halloween (Part III). Food for thought.

IMG_1522In case you haven’t got it yet, I love Halloween! Actually I love anything that requires a mixture of food, decorations and an excuse to be creative (not that we need an excuse). And yes I love Christmas too so watch this space, but I promise I won’t get on to that for a few weeks yet!

So after you have carved the pumpkins you need to decide what to do with the pulp. This is a recipe for a very simple soup that requires very little work. The nuts give a lovely flavour as well as texture. Continue reading

All about Apple…. (and I don’t mean phones)

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This week I am going to digress a little. I did explain that I love food so it was inevitable that it would come in sooner or later. But now I have a confession to make. Since I started this blog I am cooking less. Cooking and gardening have always been my therapy. I don’t go to the gym or play tennis to unwind, I just end up in the kitchen and enjoy putting together something from nothing. Or planning an extensive menu for a large bunch of people. That’s still not a problem; it’s the family dinners after a day’s work that are killing me. Continue reading