For the first time, this Brit celebrated Thanksgiving last week. Well, I’m not sure celebrate is accurate. Thanksgiving dinner was had. Followed by much merriment. It was more just about the food. Isn’t that what Thanksgiving is all about? Since as long as I can […]
I enjoy cooking. Sometimes. I wouldn’t call myself one of the most accomplished cooks ever, but I do know my way around a spice cupboard well to put together some of what my mum taught me. I can put flavours together pretty well. I can […]
(Read Part 1 here) The next day we planned to get up early and head to Bruges, followed by Ghent. Ambitious? Yes! Getting the train to Bruges and then to Ghent was incredibly simple. In Belgium they have these fantastic bulk buy tickets, which are […]
Drowning in basil. Not literally. But very nearly: So this is 3 pots worth of basil. (There’s one on the right that’s just getting started.) Overkill? Quite possibly. But I LOVE basil in the summer. I get mildly obsessed over it. In salads, pesto, whatever.