Archives for May 2010

Basil Pesto – “Pesto Alla Genovese”

A great easy recipe that is bursting with freshness. Pesto is perfect for smearing on crusty bread, dolloping on pizza just as it comes out of the oven, or stirring through fresh pasta. Or thin the pesto with extra olive oil and use it as a dressing for a salad of ripe juicy tomatoes and […]

Grass Roots – Growing Your Own Herbs

She cooks We both love cooking, and love fresh food, so we decided about a year ago to grow some of our own food, to try and save money, and also have fresh herbs on hand. Pity that neither of us really have a clue on gardening, or much of a green thumb! The other […]

Quick & Easy Mayonnaise Mussels

A fabulous dish to share with the one you love, or make double and feed a crowd! Serve with plenty of toasted crusty bread (with butter!) and a large leafy green salad. Quick & Easy Mayonnaise Mussel Recipe Ingredients 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp dijon or French mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp white […]