Recipe 48: Bacon Stuffed Avocado Halves

avocado-halves

 I have decided recently, to have an illicit love affair with avocados. Not only the fruit themselves but with the oil. The avocado has for many years has been viewed as the guacamole only ingredient although you can actually use … Continue reading

Recipe 38: Traditional Christmas Pudding

Who doesn’t LOVE a tasty hot Christmas Pudding? These puddings held a high position in the Christmas Day feast and some were incredibly rich and heavy.  In Victorian England times were tough and the average pocket book was stretched beyond … Continue reading

Recipe 34: Lamb with Brown Rice and Apricots

OK folks, here is a recipe you can actually feel good about eating. Truthfully, I rarely feel guilty about eating any food as long as I stick to my once a month rule on the really rich or really fatty … Continue reading

Recipe 33: Twisted Walnut Date Crisps

The idea of using Wonton wrappers as a dessert is likely a North American phenomenon. To most Chinese the idea of their beloved savory being turned into a deep fried sweet item is somewhat blasphemous but, after spending almost 20 … Continue reading

Recipe 13: Cranberry Chocolate Chip Walnut Muffins

Not a lot needs to be said about these yummy globs of muffin goodness except that they are easy, quick and satisfying without being sickly sweet. The cranberries, walnuts and chocolate add taste and texture and the limited amount of … Continue reading

Recipe 10: Mediterranean Style Lamb Pockets

I have kept these tasty little pockets simple. They are an easy snack that can be made by pretty much anyone…even if you are hopeless in the kitchen. The phyllo dough is store bought, the mincemeat is store bought so … Continue reading