The Journey

Previously. Flew from Doncaster to Alicante. Plane full of blinged up, heavily tattooed, alcohol fuelled people, each trying to out shout the other. All bound for an all inclusive holiday on the Costas. They went one way, we went the other, to La Herradura. Small town in a bay, low built Parador hotel on one […]

Polenta revisited

Exactly four months ago we had polenta, flavoured with rosemary, chilli and garlic. Served with a tomato sauce it was simple and delicious. We thought it was about time we had it again. This time served with some fresh chard. It’s not often we have a starter, but with our asparagus doing so well after […]

Sunday Bits and bobs

Neither of us felt much like cooking, so we fell back on our old favourite, bits and bobs. You may have your own terminology for bits and bobs, simply put, it is a collection of cold items from the fridge and store cupboard.  Leftover cold meats, cheese, pickles, bread, salad etc. On paper ours was […]

Saturday with Nigel

Towards the tail end of last year we decided to embark on a little culinary fun and exploration.  The idea was very simple, one of us would choose a cook book from our fairly extensive collection, the other would then select a recipe and cook it.  Usually, though not exclusively, for Saturday night. Our Saturday […]