The question really is, did I spray too much olive oil on the sweet potatoes? Did I dowse them too much , so they would not brown and crisp, but instead turn meltingly tender? Maybe the oven temperature was wrong, perhaps I placed the dish on the wrong shelf.    For every recipe that goes… Read More Learning

Meaty chilli

We’ve had the delectable veggie version, and now something for the carnivores. Meaty chilli Makes 5 portions Ingredients: 250g lean free range mince beef 1 medium onion, peeled and diced 1 garlic glove, peeled 1 mug full of frozen mixed veg 1 can kidney beans 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato puree, dissolved in… Read More Meaty chilli

A certain style

Yesterday’s lunch was a prime example of hash cooking. Hash cooking? It is, at heart, using-up-leftovers and making do. These are meals that perhaps would be perfection with another ingredient, but you make an agreeable substitute with foodstuffs you already have. It’s a style of cookery popular with students and others on a low budget.… Read More A certain style