Recipes – eggs

Smoked salmon mini-quiches with sour cream & caviar

February 11, 2009

  You know how they say that good things happen in threes?  Or am I getting confused with bad things happening in threes?  We had a cleaner-cum-nanny when I was a little girl, a woman I loved so much I was convinced she was part of the family, and used to list her when I […]

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Savoury caprese bread & butter pudding

February 1, 2009

   If I say "Fat Duck" or "Heston Blumenthal", what is the first specific dish that springs to mind?  I'd bet my bottom dollar it's either egg and bacon ice cream of snail porridge.  The question is why these two dishes in particular have so grabbed the public's imagination. I don't think it's that either of […]

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Leftover Christmas gammon = gammon and caramelised shallot quiche!

December 31, 2008

  So has everyone recovered from the onslaught of Christmas eating and drinking yet?  I hope so, because tonight will be the second wave in the form of new year's celebrations!  What are you all up to tonight?  We are with friends and I will try to post a visual clue later today so you […]

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Three pepper and mushroom fritata

February 17, 2008

Much as I love being on holiday, one of the downsides is that you get back home and there is nothing of any use in the fridge.  I got the habit from my mom to plan meals in the run-up to a family holiday in such a way that by the day we left there […]

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Mushroom, Mozzarella and chive omelettes

November 18, 2007

Another lazy weekend, another lazy lunch.  My mom never insisted that my brother and I help her cook.  Of course, we always had to help with laying the table and doing the dishes, but she was happy to do the actual cooking herself.  (I used to think she was just spoiling us, but the older […]

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Green & Black’s dark chocolate mousse – SHF#27

January 22, 2007

Phew – the events are coming fast and think this month!  Just as soon as I’d finished my post on twice-cooked oxtail stew for Waiter, there’s something in my… I had to race on to the next post and get my entry done for Sugar High Friday #27.  I must say, I did think for […]

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Featherbed eggs for EoMEoTE#3

January 30, 2005

Isn't it funny how tastes differ (or how men and women differ, depending on what lesson you choose to learn from the following anecdote!).  When I say I am making pasta and tomato sauce for dinner, I will choose a nice wholegrain pasta and boil it with a little oil and quite a bit of […]

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