Category Archives: food

The Adventure

I said something last week about ‘new adventures’ and ‘challenges’. Here’s the tale of something I tried, and will probably never do again … THE ADVENTURE I had an oyster burger once         ordered it with a sense … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

I’ve got tourtiére in the freezer for Christmas Eve but there’s a whole list of other things to do. I’ll do one thing at a time, cross them off that list and feel happy! Not panic time yet but getting … Continue reading

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In the Larder

Red pepper relish, blackberry jam, dried peaches … My larder is crammed and I’m looking forward to a tasty winter! I have a whole book of zucchini recipes and I tried a new one this year: Zucchini bread & butter … Continue reading

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Memorable

Certain meals linger in my mind, most of them simple, a few elaborate, wedding dinners definitely! In each case, it’s the event, the people I’m with, a cousin, new friends, old friends, that make the meal, that particular moment, special. … Continue reading

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Single

How do people manage on Social Assistance when they have kids, rent to pay, groceries to buy? Are they able to work even part-time? find time to play? … A SINGLE one slim bag of groceries                          three kids and no … Continue reading

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An Orange In My Hand

I’ve been making Blackberry Marmalade using ordinary oranges: 2 cups of chopped rind (boil in 2 cups water, drain) add 2 tbspn lemon juice 2 cups defrosted blackberries 3 cup of sugar bring to the boil over medium heat, simmer … Continue reading

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Cake senryu

I have, for no good reason except that I like it, been considering cake. Chocolate cake, ice cream cake, carrot cake … I’ve no particular favourite, and I don’t eat it very often, but it’s worth a thought, a poem … Continue reading

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