Ratatouille

As far as French cuisine goes, my repertoire pretty much starts and ends with ratatouille. And the French would probably be upset with my version of it, as I’m not a purist… but I personally think it’s pretty darned yummy 🙂 Ratatouille is basically a chunky stew with tomato as its base, usually featuring onions, … Continue reading Ratatouille

Curry risotto

I’m not sure if curry risotto is a socially acceptable concoction, but I just got a craving for it out of the blue one day, and came up with a dish that was more than just passable – it made me giggle with delight. While it sounds totally gross, it’s worthy of being labelled a … Continue reading Curry risotto

Fondant potatoes with honeyed carrots and creamy butter-wine sauce

Fondant potatoes, honeyed carrots, and a creamy butter-wine sauce – all perfect accompaniments to a centrepiece of your choice in a poshed-up dinner. Now you just have to think of what to put with it… …my preferences would be for a super-simple medley of mushrooms fried off in butter, garlic and thyme, or a comfort-foody … Continue reading Fondant potatoes with honeyed carrots and creamy butter-wine sauce