Food and drink

Strawberry Souffle

I’ve probably mentioned before that I’m not much of a baker. Nor do I spend much time making desserts (although I spend a fair bit of time eating them). So it was with some trepidation I decided to chance my arm at that famously tricky creation – the soufflĂ©. Continue reading “Strawberry Souffle”

Food and drink

Chicken in parmesan and herb breadcrumbs

Here’s a quick post that’s a little bit more seasonal than the last one! Chicken breasts in some Italian influenced breadcrumbs. Continue reading “Chicken in parmesan and herb breadcrumbs”

Food and drink

Toad In The Hole

It’s time for a classic – Toad In The Hole. I haven’t made this for ages. No idea why as it’s all kinds of awesome. Massive yorkshire pudding with plump sausages and loads of gravy. Yum!

The Devenick Dairy were doing a deal on veal sausages at the farmers market recently so I thought they’d be a perfect match for some toad in the hole. Once defrosted it looked like there was a few more sausages in the pack than we initially thought but I cooked them all anyway and ate the rest after my run the next day. Gave me something to look forward to while I trudged up a big hill in Glen Tanar. Continue reading “Toad In The Hole”

Boiled egg with anchovy soldiers
Recipe

Egg with Anchovy Soldiers

Today I’m at home and feeling a bit under the weather, but also hungry. I didn’t feel like going to the shop which meant the only option was to hunt in the cupboards for something edible. Skipping past a packet of super noodles (green thai flavour) and the jars of pasta sauce (not worth opening for a light lunch) I eventually dug out some eggs and a tin of anchovies. 5 minutes, a hot pan of water and some toast later and lunch was done. I felt a lot better after eating it as well! Continue reading “Egg with Anchovy Soldiers”