Ah, I promised you all another tomato recipe. I’m swimming in the the things. I’ve always wanted to make a tomato tart. There is something so… handmade looking about them. Simple food that is so beautiful to look at and tasty to eat… the simpler the flavours the better. This recipe, which I got from Delia Online and then modified a bit to suit my
Yes, I’m back with more tomatoes. I can’t help it – they’re everywhere in my house and yard. A bumper crop this year! So I have to find things to do with them. Soup seemed like a good way to use up lots – one batch uses up 2lbs of the things. And I have to confess – I’ve never made soup from scratch before.
I’m single so cooking, for me, is always a challenge. Most recipes aren’t designed for one so unless I’m in the mood for endless leftovers or I want to freeze stuff, I have to muck around trying to figure out how to alter the ingredient amounts. It doesn’t always work out the first few times. This Sesame Green Beans recipe is a pretty good example.
Fresh salsa is so easy to make and makes great use of summer produce – especially tomatoes! And it tastes so much better than supermarket jarred salsa. In keeping with the whole tomato theme right now, I decided to make fresh salsa this weekend. If you’re looking for ways to use up your tomatoes, salsa is one of the easiest things you can make. And
We had another gloomy day of rain on the weekend that made it feel decidedly like fall. Just the kind of day to have a big pot of something bubbling away on the stove all day. So with all the tomatoes I have floating about, I thought it would be a good day to make a big batch of spaghetti sauce. This is my own
Sometimes, it rains and rains and rains so hard, you need to make cookies. It’s just the way of life. We had 50mm of rain in one day yesterday and I needed an antidote to the weather. I also promised my dad, who’s a bit under the weather, that I’d bring him some cookies today. It was worth the effort – his whole face brightened
A recipe on the bag of some Naan bread I bought the other day gave me an idea for a twist on regular pizza. Naan makes a great pizza crust and works great with all kinds of toppings. I decided to go with the Indian feel of the naan and make Tandori Chicken pizza. The recipe I used as a base called for a lot