A Summer Cooking with Herbs Cookbook: August Recipe Round-Up

Tian Provençal (Summer Vegetable Gratin)

A Summer Cooking with Herbs Cookbook: August Recipe Round-Up Welcome to the Cooking with Herbs Summer Herb Flowers recipe round-up for August! August is the month of school and summer holidays, so as mist people were away, I am so pleased to see some wonderful entries that you all took time to make and enter. We… 

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A Secret Recipe for Parties! Empanaditas de Chorizo

Empanaditas de Chorizo (Chorizo Empanadas) Adapted from The Cuban Table: A Celebration of Food, Flavors, and History

A Secret Recipe for Parties! Empanaditas de Chorizo I am a BIG fan of pies, in all shapes and forms, not many escape my greedy clutches, and my top favourites are Shaker Lemon Pie,  Cheese, Onion and Potato Pasties, Cornish Pasties, Farmhouse Egg and Bacon Pie and Heirloom Apple or Fruit Tart. But, outside the European stable of pies, there… 

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The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round-Up

The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round-Up

The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round-Up When Janice from Farmersgirl Kitchen and I hosted The Great British Rhubarb Recipe Round-Up a few months ago, we were surprised to see how popular the linky party was with people from ALL over the world! So, with blackberry season almost upon us and with both us being bramble… 

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August Tea Time Treats: Summer Holiday Baking

Tea Time Treats - Summer Holiday Baking

August Tea Time Treats: Summer Holiday Baking Welcome to a NEW challenge for August and Tea Time Treats! Last month saw Janie over at The Hedgecombers cooking on her BBQ as she asked for BBQ Fodder – to keep the Summer trend going, my theme for Tea Time Treats this month is for Summer Holiday Baking. That’s… 

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Cooking with Herbs August Challenge and July Round-Up

A French Country Affair ~ An Elegant Omelette Gateau with Chive Flowers

Cooking with Herbs August Challenge and July Round-Up Welcome to the Cooking with Herbs August Challenge and July Round-Up! Last month saw 29 wonderful BBQ herbs and herb recipes being entered into the challenge, and you can see them all just below. Continue reading to the end, where the NEW challenge linky is situated, and the theme for AUGUST… 

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Bed & Breakfast Cheese, Tomato and Garden Herbs Omelette

B and B Cheese and Herb Omelette (3)

Bed & Breakfast Cheese, Tomato and Garden Herbs Omelette Close friends (and family) and some of my readers will know that when I am in South West France, I run a Bed and Breakfast. It’s our home too of course, but was bought specifically to run a Chambres d’Hotes as well as a cookery school over… 

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Cooking with Herbs for July: BBQ Herbs – Rosemary and Thyme

Herb Butter for the BBQ

Cooking with Herbs for July: BBQ Herbs – Rosemary and Thyme – For us in the Northern Hemisphere, Summer is here…..and what better theme can there be for the summer holidays than BBQ herbs! I’ve picked Rosemary and Thyme for Cooking with Herbs for July, but as always, ALL herbs are welcome. I LOVE the… 

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Tea Time Treats Muffins, Fairy Cakes and Cupcakes for June

Fairy Cakes with Hundreds and Thousands

Tea Time Treats Muffins, Fairy Cakes and Cupcakes for June Welcome to the round up of Tea Time Treats recipes from June – we had over THIRTY amazing entries, with fairy cakes, muffins and cupcakes galore! Do save some time to have a browse through all the recipes below and don’t forget to pop over… 

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A Secret Recipe: Low-Fat “KFC” Oven Fried Chicken

SRC Chicken KFC style

A Secret Recipe: Low-Fat “KFC” Oven Fried Chicken Who doesn’t like Southern style fried chicken? Of all the fast food outlets, I have to admit to being a bit of a “KFC” fan, when it is cooked correctly, it’s hard to beat the spiced coating over tender, succulent chicken, served with coleslaw or creamed corn and… 

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Vanilla and Chocolate: The We Should Cocoa Round-Up for May

Oatie Choc-Nut Breakfast Bars - gluten free

  Vanilla and Chocolate: The We Should Cocoa Round-Up for May Well, what a wonderful month May was for the chocolate and vanilla We Should Cocoa marriage – we had nearly twenty entries for the month, all of them fit for an chocoholic’s table. The round-up of recipes is shared below and a big thanks… 

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