Sun-dried tomato and aubergine pasta – the food of love

April 29, 2010

  If you had told me nine years ago that I would still be living in London today, I would have laughed my head off and told you you were crazy.   If you had told me nine years ago that I would someday have two adorable nephews who love me, tease me and make me […]

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Smoked salmon penne – quick, easy & indulgent

April 13, 2010

Missing:  one CookSister blogging mojo, presumably left behind in Cape Town.  Much loved.  Reward offered for its safe return… Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be one of those “I’m taking a break” (translation: I’m never coming back) posts with which the blogosphere is littered, just my attempt to explain my woefully inadequate blogging record since my return […]

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Chicken, sun-dried tomato & mustard pasta sauce

November 13, 2008

Saga update: No boiler.  No heat.  No comment. Since the start of the Death of a Boiler saga on Monday, I have found myself spending more and more time at the house of my lovely neighbour P. (Troy‘s owner).  This is partly because she has a working shower and central heating (!), partly because she […]

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Luxury mac ‘n’ cheese pots

September 10, 2008

You know how sometimes everybody likes something… except you? I remember that at school everyone like liquorice… except me.  How I wished I could also buy those long black ropes of liquorice at the corner cafe and chew contentedly all afternoon… but sadly it was not to be.  Satan’s own shoelaces, if you ask me. […]

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Pasta with gingered prawns, mange tout and sake

July 24, 2007

My husband is a man of simple tastes – when it comes to food, that is.  (When it comes to women his tastes are downright complicated and impossible, as he often reminds me ;-)) Give him a choice of what he wants for dinner and nine times out of ten he will ask for pasta. […]

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