I can already hear it: some regular readers haven’t even got this far. They hate brinjals and the title had them going, “Yech!” Well, that’s tough … More Brilliant Brinjals
I have, for some years, made my own pasta but have not, since the early days, experimented with anything other than linguine. The results were disastrous, so discretion was the better part of valour. This time, following a visit to a local eatery and having chosen ravioli, I thought I should give it a bash, myself. Of … More Ravishing (almost) Ravioli
This is a warm pasta salad with roasted peppers, cilantro and ginger – another of my “made-up” dishes. I had not made it for a while when I saw Jamie’s recipe for roasted red pepper and walnut spread. This prompted me to make it again. Ingredients: Sweet bell peppers. I generally use robot peppers as that gives great colour variation, … More Roasted pepper pasta
In our house, we call them brinjals, and other people call them melanzane or egg plants. You either like them or you don’t – like a friend’s daughter who, when she was little, announced to her mother that she really didn’t want to eat allmyjeans!! It took a while to work out that she meant aubergines! We … More Aubergines – awful or awesome?