What do cucumbers, strawberries and rhubarb have in common? Yes, two of them are vegetables smarty pants. But when the three of them meet together with a touch of chocolate balsamic vinegar they become the makings of a very memorable fresh summery soup. This time of year we still depend on imported strawberries which tend to be large and watery and since chilling mutes flavours […]
For Valentine’s Day, I’ve put together a fun and easy menu for you filled with hearts and love. Simply click on each image for the recipes. Happy Heart Day Galley Peeps!
We have been invited to a Valentine dinner party and the hostess is very conscious of coordinating colours for pleasing presentation appeal. Obviously something in a red palate… Pressure is on… My contribution: GRILLED STRAWBERRY BRUSCHETTA 4 cups of sliced fresh strawberries 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar goat cheese 1 baguette, sliced olive oil A few basil leaves Heat grill Gently mix strawberries & balsamic vinegar. […]
“The rule is jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam to-day.” “It’s jam every other day; to-day isn’t any other day, you know.” Red Queen Through the Looking Glass. This is jam with an attitude. Best served with a dollop of goat cheese on a crispy cracker… Spicy Strawberry Jam 2 pounds fresh strawberries hulled and chopped 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 serrano peppers […]