Baking Fruit HomeCooked

Banana Bread in COVID

I really believe that it is very important for all home cooks to have a few seasoned recipes up their sleeve. One of those is a good banana bread. Along with brownies, a good pasta, a damn good casserole. But I digress. I mean,…

April 19, 2020
HomeCooked Salad Vegetarian

Roasted Pumpkin & Rocket Salad

I have this thing with vegetable peelers. I don’t like them. They are the fiddliest contraptions and serve no real purpose for me. I am not the kind of person who peels every fruit and vegetable in sight. I love keeping the skin on,…

March 23, 2016
Desserts Fruit HomeCooked

Caramelised Bananas in an Orange Syrup

Caramel is such a beautiful flavour - hints of bitterness in the sweetness of the sugar make it just delicious - and not to forget the gorgeous colour and the alchemy involved in making a caramel! I have always been fascinated with the making…

June 25, 2012