pumpkin and bacon soup

Soup is the epitome of winter comfort food. Quick and easy to make, delicious and nutritious, and versatileā€¦there is always something in the fridge and pantry that can be turned into a flavoursome, soul warming comfort food. While the beauty of soup is the ability to use leftovers and items in the refrigerator and pantry…

tartiflette

Just a little more fancy than your average scalloped potatoes. 1 kg potatoes 50 g butter 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp freshly chopped herbs (thyme, oregano) 200 g piece speck or pancetta, cut into 1 cm cubes (or use bacon) 1/2 cup dry white wine 200 ml thickened cream 250…

beef and guinness stew

I know, I know. I should have had this up for St. Patricks Day a couple of weeks ago. So I’m a bit behind the times. But it doesn’t have to be St Paddys day to enjoy this dish. And besides, I didnt make it myself until St Paddys day… and it will make the…