December 12, 2012 by MaryAnne
This is going to be a new series, if I can get my act together.
At the moment my act is very obviously not together, but more about that later.
I’ve decided that the best way to deal with an unwanted winter is to ignore it entirely, to stay in bed as much as possible, and to bake as if I was in a place full of trees, fresh air and lovely white blankets of snow, rather than in a huge city where the daily pollution readings declare it Unhealthy and where it doesn’t tend to snow but it sure loves to be cold and damp.
This obviously means I need to bake more. I need to make more warm and happy comfort foods. I need to totally regain all of the 8kg I lost doing that detox back in October. I’m nothing if not diligent. (more…)
Category Baked Things, Eating My Way Through Winter, Uncategorized | Tags: Autumn,OMFG Yum,oven,Toast,Toaster Oven,Yeast Bread | 10 Comments
September 7, 2011 by MaryAnne
I’ll admit now that I’d never actually ever made Welsh Rarebit (or Rabbit or Bunny or whatever) before I was subtly dared to do so the other day on Facebook and so it’s a bit absurd that I’m now taking on the challenge of adapting it for a Chinese kitchen.
My usual lazy Google search for a recipe gave me Food Network USA ,Wikipedia and New York Times pages, followed up by Pioneer Woman. Not one Welsh face in the crowd, as you can see, though the generically British Jamie Oliver did make an appearance on page 2. Rather discouraging, really. (more…)
Category Improbable Things, Milky Cheesy Things, Uncategorized | Tags: Cheese,Cheese Sauce,OMFG Yum,Toast,wok | 8 Comments