Thursday, January 03, 2013

A New Way to Look at New Year's Resolutions



New Year’s resolutions and I have a checkered past. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t. When they don’t I end up feeling like a failure - and feeling like a failure is no way to start off a brand new year. 

Luckily I’ve found a new method of making resolutions that works really well for me. I hope it might help you too. 

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A Quick & Easy Version of a Traditional French Dish - Coq au Vin



‘Quick’ and ‘easy’ are not normally words you would use to describe Coq au Vin, a traditional slow-cooked French recipe originally developed to make the oldest, toughest poultry melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Peeling tiny shallots, browning chicken pieces, saut√©ing bacon and flaming the dish before it is stewed make it a rather high maintenance dish. 

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Delicious Christmas Loaf


This is my new favourite go-to recipe for Christmas. A slice of Cranberry Orange and Ginger Loaf is perfect with a hot drink for a slightly indulgent breakfast or alongside a cup of tea for dessert or a snack.  

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