Thursday, 28 April 2011

Paris Dreaming

Well Odd Bits is off to the printer and I'm now packing and dreaming of Paris. The good news is that the weather there is warm and sunny so I'll be happy to leave cold, wet, windy Toronto.

Monday, 25 April 2011

Hot Cross Buns

Here is what I had for breakfast Easter morning - a toasted  hot cross bun slathered with butter - a perfect breakfast with coffee. They are good fresh baked, but somehow toasting them make everything come together, the dried fruit, candied peel and the spices. Best of all, the butter melts into the bun and drips down your fingers.

Friday, 22 April 2011

Easter Memories

Here is a picture of the cod casserole my mother cooked  this Good Friday in Melbourne, my cousin Robyn took the photo and sent it to me. I wanted to dig right in.

Monday, 4 April 2011

Cheek continued

Finally I made  bucatini all'amatriciana. It was so good we ate it twice in one week. I admit it just looks like some spaghetti with tomato sauce and cheese but it is so much more. And the key ingredient is good fatty cheek - guanciale.