Posts Tagged ‘humour’

Oh My Aching Nerves!

December 11, 2009 Leave a comment

Not tonight dear, I have a headache.

To the hordes of loyal followers of this blog, all six of you, and the highly prized contributors, all four of you, I do apologise for the slow-down in posts of recent days. There’s a good reason. No, there are several good reasons: Read more…

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Brussels Sprouts: The only way to cook them.

December 8, 2009 1 comment

Brussels Sprouts still on the stem, yesterday. Err Sunday.

Christmas is coming, a fact that may have escaped your attention. And with Christmas comes a load of traditional dishes, one of which is roast turkey served with all sorts of delicious things. And Brussels Sprouts. Read more…

Simple Salmon Says…

November 4, 2009 1 comment

The very first meal I ate when I arrived to live here in the UK was Salmon steak. I don’t remember what accompanied the steak because I was eating salmon and that is all that mattered.  Yes, my fine sister-in-law had been told that salmon would tickle me pinker than a salmon’s pink bits and she delivered. It was delicious.

Now add to the above story that my fine daughter who works for a publishing company brings me Trout and Salmon magazine and I begin to salivate. Trout and Salmon magazine is full of pictures of fishing rods and elderly gentlemen who, if they are sensible, have labradors, smell of whisky and smoke pipes. Read more…

Gonna eat me a hawg!

October 28, 2009 5 comments

Tenderloin of pork stuffed with pears and things, in a cider sauce, with rice and vegetables.

So:  Today I hit the supermarket, looking for something a bit treaty. Found, for a very modest price, a tenderloin (fillet) of pork just right for me and my lovely supervisor. Read more…