Monthly Archives: May 2012

Foodie Penpals May 2012

Foodie Penpals is a lovely idea that originated from the Lean Green Bean blog, every month a you get to make an amazing box full of foodie goodies, and you get to receive a box of loveliness from another foodie. Carol Anne over at This is Rock Salt organises this in the UK, and I have to bow down to her organisational skills!

Peanut Flour, Green & Black's Tasting Selection, Bonne Maman Soft Raisin Biscuits, Thorntons Lemon Meringue Cookie, Kelp Noodles

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Experiments with Sourdough

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I’m feeling very guilty for the lack of posts but I’ve had essay to do at the moment…

Anyway, here is my first experiment with sourdough, it was really good actually, quite impressed with myself.

I was really impressed by the first prove overnight and how much the dough proved, Sourdough is definitely the way forward.

Mussels in White Wine

I like to visit our local market to check out the sights the smells and all of the lovely produce. I’m a massive fan of seafood and despite the protests of the husband drag him down by the fish mongers, I’ll even drag him over to the fish quay if I’m feeling brave. He always claims he’s not a big fan of fish and then when he tries something wants it again.

Mussels are up there on his yuck list, but they’re up there on my adore list. They just look so pretty in their shells and I love the sweet salty taste you get from them, so with the promise of adding chilli we bought a load of them.

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