Table scraps

Playing catch-up

January 5, 2010

So as you all know by now, I'm back from my South African holiday (and I can't say that taking off in 30C temperatures and landing in minus 3C temperatures does a lot for your blissed-out holiday feelings!).  Coming back just in time for Christmas was great fun though – lots of cooking and eating […]

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My perfect gift…

March 24, 2009

  I love my husband.  Because, deep down, doesn't every girl want a divine pair of boots for her 40th birthday? Please remember to vote for me in the 2009 SA Blog Awards where I am a finalist in the Best Food and best Overseas Blog categories!  If you click on the "vote this blog" logo below you will […]

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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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A reminder, an award, and your recipes needed!

January 29, 2009

After totally exhausting myself on Sunday to get my Burns Night post up, I've kind of been in blogging limbo – lots of ideas but not a scrap of energy to write.  And it hasn't been helped by the fact that I've been in the gym for 3 out of the past 6 days – […]

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Cooksister’s 2008 Top Ten

January 9, 2009

After I mentioned in my previous post that I was toying with following in Niamh, Angela and Nic's footsteps and doing a top ten for the past year here on Cooksister, a few of you said "yes please!".  Now I'm not someone who likes to disappoint her audience, so here you go. Apart from the recipes […]

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December roundup

January 6, 2009

I know I promised to announce the winner of the "guess where CookSister is shivering on a beach" competition on Sunday, but Real Life got in the way.  You probably won't believe me when I tell you, but on Friday afternoon… our central heating stopped working.  Yes, the same heating that stopped working for a […]

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Happy 2009!

January 1, 2009

  Happy New Year!  May 2009 bring you health, happiness and success in all you endeavour to do. I hope you all had a good time last night, however you chose to celebrate (or contemplate!).  We are away for a couple of days and spent the evening with friends -between the four of us we […]

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