Winter Weekend Lunch

weekend lunch We had friends over for lunch last weekend, and I wanted to serve them something tasty, simple and comforting. I made this easy white bean vegetable soup, some roasted rosemary potato wedges, radicchio and endive salad tossed with balsamic dressing and served it all with warm crusty bread with some local cloth bound […]

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Roast Red Pepper Macadamia Paté

roast red pepper macadamia pate with spelt crostini I have to thank my dear friend Rosada for this Paté. Rosada is one of the most creative people and the only cook I know that measures nothing, not even for baking cakes! It’s hard to believe but she does everything by feel  and the results are always […]

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Strawberry Custard Tart

I have a visitor arriving tonight; she’s one of my oldest friends. Our connection began at her kitchen table when I was four years old and she was a mother of three. I used to draw pictures while she cooked and baked for the many children and friends that passed through her home. Now she’s […]

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