Roast Beef Dinner for Two – Not Sous Vide!

I had entirely different posts queued up for this week, but with food and food blogging, like many other things in life, you’ve got to roll with the punches.  The pond across the street froze today, there is snow under the bushes in-between the fallen leaves, and it has been gray.  I have spent the day starting an oil infusion (more about this later!), making a … Continue reading Roast Beef Dinner for Two – Not Sous Vide!

Support Your Local Fishmonger: Kalaliike Mäkinen (and an Awesomely Simple Recipe for Pikeperch Fillet)

This weekend’s weather forecast was very distinct and specific: it predicted a chill and sunny day on Saturday and a slightly-warmer day on Sunday with ‘100% chance of precipitation’.  I interpreted this as ‘enjoy the glorious autumn weather Saturday because the next day you’ll want to stay at home.’ As it happens, both the weather report and my interpretation of it have been entirely accurate. … Continue reading Support Your Local Fishmonger: Kalaliike Mäkinen (and an Awesomely Simple Recipe for Pikeperch Fillet)

Pumpkin Bread with Golden Sultanas – an Awesome Fall Dessert!

Contrary to what you might think from the outrageously yellow color, there is none, nada, zero food coloring of any sort in this recipe.  Unless you count the naturally occurring Vitamin A in the pumpkin (in the form of carotenoids which are well, orange in color), and then you are obviously right.  There is loads of that in this bread.  Not that it makes this dessert … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread with Golden Sultanas – an Awesome Fall Dessert!

Things Food Bloggers Eat – 3: Avocado, Cucumber and Basil Salad with Biltong

Some days, the gods of schedule and other small-things-that-add-up are unmerciful.  I am having one of those days – it’s barely lunchtime, but I already missed one item on the agenda (thankfully not a life-or-death one) thanks to user error (I didn’t program a reminder when I thought I did), and I am running around like crazy cleaning and doing other things. Have been running, … Continue reading Things Food Bloggers Eat – 3: Avocado, Cucumber and Basil Salad with Biltong