What I cooked – Farm Cheese Hotcakes Russian Style

Hello my dear readers, If you, like me, were unable to read my blog during the last two months, there is a very bad reason for it – the hard drive of my website hosting company crashed and with it went my beloved blog.  And so back we went to square one and started all over again.  What my web designer was able to salvage were a few posts from 2013 but all the images were lost.  And that is what you will find in my blog now. So please welcome my new website, reborn and refreshed.  As for my blog, I will try to re-build it as fast as I can, hoping that...

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Deeper into the Blue – or dinner of Frutti di mare

Karma or not (see the previous post “Feeling blue”) but my relationship with blue blossomed to the point that, when I was about to host a dinner party, it become a colour scheme for a table setting.  But I didn’t want my guests to associate the colour blue with the food I was about to cook.  The reason being that according to colour psychology blue is one of the most popular colours, but it is one of the least appetizing. So I thought I’d better call it “Frutti de mare” instead. Menu Mini vol au vents filled with tea smoked salmon mousse Sesame seed crusted crab cakes served with sweet chili sauce Roast barramundi...

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Holiday Feasting

An eye-catching tablecloth and fresh flowers – what more do you need?...

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