I look to cook. I hate cooking tea. They are two very different things. Having the time at the weekends to try something new is great fun. Trying to think of what to feed the hungry masses during the week is a nightmare. However - blatant plug coming up yet this isn't a sponsored post- Sainsbury's magazine has been my saviour of recent months
I have more recipe books than you could wave a flour shaker at. In fact I purposefully lost some in transit although I have kept firm hold of Fanny Cradocks' booklet - it would be rude not to hold onto Fanny.
So what have we had to titillate out taste buds of late.
Top of the list chili chicken. Served with home made garlic bread ( yes I've dusted down the bread maker ) plus saute potatoes and green salad leaves.
Or how about lamb biryani or beef goulash.
Do NOT however try the butternut squash stuffed with lamb. It is not often I do a meal that is not nice, that makes me want to push it round my plate like a sullen primary school kid, but that dish did. In fact thinking about it now makes me want to gip
the Baking Genius in our midst as done all sorts of wondrous things from amaretti chocolate thing to lemon muffin things
Fanny's husband was called Johnny. And do you know what he recommended that we all wished that ours ( meals that is ) turned out like Fanny's. Now don't you just wish you could have had a picture.