Tag Archives: handsome is a wonderful cook

Making up for Handsome’s non-existent food blog

Just to make it clear, Handsome does not have a food blog – and he certainly doesn’t have time to blog at New Year when he cooks seven courses for anyone who fancies coming around to our house. Mouse traditionally … Continue reading

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Fobbing off…

A strange term, when you think about it… does it have something to do with fob watches? I might need to go and look that up now! Hairy and Blossom left today, and there are only myself, Handsome and Mouse … Continue reading

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picturesque cooking

I did not pose or plan this – I just walked through the kitchen while Handsome was cooking smoked haddock risotto, and there it was, on the kitchen worktop. A perfect picture just waiting to be taken. So I took … Continue reading

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taking after his father

As part of his preparation for heading to university Mouse has been working on his cookery skills, and as he is on holiday this week he has cooked dinner every evening (with advice from Handsome). He hasn’t needed to be … Continue reading

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imminent collapse

When we bought this house, thirteen years ago, the kitchen was one of the things that mattered. At the time we had two small boys – Mouse was four and Hairy was seven – and I wanted a big room, … Continue reading

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grey gunge

Handsome is a wickedly good cook – I’ve mentioned this before, and I’m going to make sure I’ve said it again before I mention tonight’s dinner, so that I don’t end up cooking tomorrow… Tonight’s dinner was one of the … Continue reading

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Thyme, Rosemary, Coriander, Chives, Fennel, Parsley and Sage

It was really boring at work today, all I had left to do was yet more reclassifying, so it was good to get home while the sun was still shining and get out into the garden. I’ve decided not to … Continue reading

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and really it’s just a way of clearing out the ‘fridge before Lent

Handsome made pancakes tonight, and we ate them in the traditional fashion, standing around the frying pans in the kitchen, arguing over whose turn it was to have the small pancake. It's about time we bought two pans the same … Continue reading

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In my family love and cooking go hand in hand

Central Scotland has been shrouded in bitterly cold freezing fog all day today. Hairy and Blossom are stranded in Belfast City Airport, and have been for some time now… the previous four Belfast City/Glasgow (or the other way around) flights … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

New Year's Eve Menu, Jan 1st 2009 Handsome surpassed himself this year, cooking up a storm in the kitchen – eight courses for twenty-one guests (although that includes my ten-month-old nephew, who slept through most of it and didn't eat … Continue reading

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