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February 2013

chocolate chip scones

Walnut Chocolate Chip Scones

Ello (hello in proper English). A scone is a quick bread. They are usually made of wheat flour and contain baking powder …

potato leek soup

Potato Leek Soup

There aren’t many things I associate with Wales other than Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Anthony Hopkins, and potato leek soup. Potato leek soup is comprised …

Bula! Banana Bread

When I lived in Fiji, there was always a loaf of banana bread in the bure. It was moist, sweet, and had …

bim

Bibimbap

“Snakes. I hate snakes.” The 2013 Year of the Snake begins on February 10th. In celebration, I thought I’d prepare one of …

chicken marsala

Chicken (Not) Marsala

I love the idea of chicken Marsala, but I rarely have the required wine on hand. Marsala is a fortified wine similar …

pancakes

Blood Orange Pancakes

My blood orange Valentine! For these flapjacks, I simply adapted my lemon pancake recipe to coincide with blood orange season. Serve le …

curd ingredients

Sweet Blood Orange Curd

Curd your enthusiasm! Fruit curd is a sweet, smooth, intensely flavoured spread and topping. The basic ingredients are eggs, sugar, fruit juice, …