pumpkin and bacon soup

Soup is the epitome of winter comfort food. Quick and easy to make, delicious and nutritious, and versatile…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…