I survived homemade harissa!

I really need to get this emblazoned on a T-shirt.  I feel it’s quite an achievement.  Harissa is a north African spice paste with chilli, garlic and oil at its heart.  I’ve found there’s great variation in recipes with coriander seeds, caraway and cumin seeds often included along with mint sometimes.  Some recipes require the… Continue reading I survived homemade harissa!

Saying so long to summer with cake and other things

This is what I’ve been eating. I’ve been drawn to reds and greens lately for some reason. ‘Red and green should never be seen, except upon an Irish Queen’ and so the saying goes and as helpfully offered to me when I asked ‘how do I look?’. I also got ‘Andrea, are you trying to… Continue reading Saying so long to summer with cake and other things