Friday Night Kebab

Kebabs, so delicious yet so much controversy. Do you think of elephant leg, the late night scourge of the high street, sadly grey yet so appealing after a few too many drinks? Or perhaps a shish kebab with its crispy nearly burnt edges and indigestible undercooked pepper slices? Is shawarma more your thing? Moist and juicy with garlic sauce and chilies? …
china cup of tea on white wooden table with pink carnation lying next to it

Regency Feasts or Delicious Dining with Georgette Heyer

I love Georgette Heyer, I even love her more than Jane Austen, mostly because her books are one of the places I know I will always find comfort.  No matter how much I admire her, I’ve never yet taken an Austen to bed.  …
dried blue green lentils in a cast iron pot

To all the lentils I have loved before ……

As the opening post for a blog, a dish made of lentils makes for a photographic challenge. Not for me the acid bright sharpness of citrus or the mouth- watering pinks of watermelon.  Lentils only look good raw, once cooked to comforting softness they lose any claim to beauty. …