This is my small contribution to the falafel making discussions. I have till now, only ever either made a packet mix one or bought someone else’s and re-heated them. I have read many posts and people saying sadly that their falafel fell apart and what was the secret, so I have been reading and asking a little and Lynne has been making them too and I think between us we are establishing some clues…. Continue reading →
Ok well actually this is dinner. It’s late, I haven’t done a J, all the Js that come to mind are ones I’m no good at, like Jolly Hockey Sticks, Jumping in the Air, Jiving and playing Jazz, so I was getting a little low thinking of all the Js that I can’t do and that’s not really the point is it? But then I was saved by the most delicious smells wafting up the stairs and my beloved has cooked for us (again). Continue reading →
As you may have noticed we eat bread in this house. We don’t eat bread with every meal, usually a piece of toast some mornings, mostly for our midday meal and rarely in the evening. The day I took these photos was a very hot day and we hadn’t eaten much all day but we didn’t feel like cooking. However I had taken pity on my starter wingeing away on the worktop, saying,
How many times are you going to feed me and not use me? Hm? How many?
So I made one of the quicker breads that use sourdough, my favourite Dan Lepard olive oil bread. I pretended that by sprinkling za’atar on the top I would mysteriously turn it into a Turkish flatbread. – funnily enough it did no such thing, what alchemy did I think would happen? – But the olive oil bread was perfectly delicious with a different topping on it from the usual olives and herbs. Continue reading →