In my kitchen:
Is this wonderful wooden platter. It was made in Tasmania from Tasmanian Myrtle. I bought it in Margaret River quite a few years ago. It is inspired by the Cape Barren goose of the Furneaux Island. It is absolutely beautiful. The craftsmanship is stunning. Continue reading →
I love simple one-dish chicken traybake recipes. They take no time to prepare, look impressive and taste great. This one is by the lovely Nigella (Nigellissima) but you don’t really need a recipe, most combos will work.
For this recipe, and all tray bakes, you need chicken on the bone with skin on (I usually buy a whole free range chicken and joint it but chicken thighs or Marylands would work just as well) and a baking tray big enough so all the chicken can fit in one layer. Continue reading →
I was at the hairdressers the other day and reading the Woman’s Day, (as one does at the hairdressers). The dismal affair of the horrible altercation between Nigella and her soon-to-be ex-husband was reported in gross detail.
This got me thinking about Nigellissima, again, so I took it to bed with me and tagged a few recipes that sounded good. I then gave Maus a choice for the next night’s dinner. She chose this dish. Continue reading →
I have recently been seduced by Nigella. She has been swooning all over my television screen show-casing Nigellissima. Of course, I succumbed to her charm and bought the book. But I must say, it is disappointing. Not that it isn’t a good book; just that it doesn’t compare to Nigella shrugging her shoulder as she licks a spoon. Continue reading →