Tag Archives: sage

Ricotta gnocchi with pancetta, sage and pine nuts

I’m baaaaack…. And this time in my new(ish) house in my new(ish) kitchen. Ok I need new kitchen cabinets but look how much lovely natural light I get in here? Perfect for food photography. You will not that River remains an apt observer of the culinary arts. I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of something fun […]

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Home-made sausage biscuit sandwiches!

The other day, whilst driving past a billboard advertising Tim Horton’s “Aged Cheddar Biscuit Sandwich”, I commented to Cheesler that the “aged” part seems weirdly placed, like it describes that the entire biscuit sandwich was aged. An elderly biscuit sandwich, if you will. That got me thinking, and I soon found myself with a real hankering […]

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Butternut squash lasagna with sage and ricotta

Oh butternut, my sweet butternut. It is difficult not to hoard butternut squash when it is in season and plentiful. And there is no ingredient better suited to accompany the sweet nuttiness of butternut squash than the perfumed earthiness of fresh sage. For a long time, I thought sage was gross and inedible. And the […]

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Stuffed turban squash

The turban squash. Have you ever seen such a weird looking vegetable? Weird, yet…handsome? Yes, the turban squash is a most handsome and exotic heirloom with dazzling colours and a light, nutty flavour. I was almost sad to cut and eat this squash as it made such a lovely autumnal addition to my table’s centrepiece. […]

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Quail Egg Ravioli with Truffle Sage Sauce

My beloved and faithful readers, by now you must have come to the realization that I have a keen fascination with quail eggs. Not only are they tiny and adorable with their brown speckled shells which are blue as robin’s eggs inside, but they taste super yummy. And at the risk of raising your suspicion […]

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