Let’s celebrate

A few weeks ago, I was in town, shopping for some outdoor hiking trousers and I managed to walk past my husbands place of work just at the moment that he was leaving. I decided that it would be nice to eat dinner at a restaurant instead of cooking at home. After some searching we…

Mindful cooking

Saturday morning baking

“¿Cuál es su nombre?” “It’s called chickpeas with cod”

My husband is at it again – whipping up delicious dishes in the kitchen. This is another traditional Spanish recipe, although according to my in-laws perhaps a touch too watery. Watery or not, the last was mind-blowing. It was so good. There was enough of it to freeze down and take to lunch for the…

Bunmi’s first cheesecake

It is three years today since my father passed away. It seems a strange thing to be baking on such a day but it would also strange not to do anything at all. I was up early this morning making the food that we were going to eat after our visit to the cemetery. The…

A place to call home

So I found another recipe for the financiers. Really really nice and almondy. Ingredients melted butter, to grease 6 egg whites, at room temperature 185 g butter, cubed 185 g (1½ cups) icing sugar 125 g (1¼ cups) almond meal 100 g (⅔ cup) plain flour pinch of salt Method Preheat the oven to 200°C….