Oh, mighty sprouts!

Roast brussels spouts
Roast brussels spouts

BRUSSELS SPROUTS are one of my favourite vegetables, but sadly, not everyone adores them. But what is there not to love about brussels sprouts? These mini cabbages have a naughty nutty flavour. And they smell so good when cooked! I helped myself with a piece or two while taking photos. By the time I was done shooting, the plate was almost empty!

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Confessions of a porn addict

Roasted pumpkin
Roasted pumpkin

I ADMIT, I am addicted.  It started not long ago when I stumbled upon that book. My initial reaction was a combination of awe and disbelief. I’ve never seen anything like it. It was dark, moody and dirty. I gazed at page after page of tantalizing photos. I drool. Oh no, I was hooked…

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Roasted chicken, vine tomatoes and eggplant with caramelized onions and mushrooms

Roasted chicken, vine tomatoes and eggplant with caramelized onions and mushrooms
Roasted chicken, vine tomatoes and eggplant with caramelized onions and mushrooms

I have planned this meal for days. I picked up something in the supermarket that I never knew existed. Brandy butter! What was that? I read the label: sugar, butter (35%), brandy (11%). Alright, I love alcohol in my food so I grabbed a bottle and went home blissfully. For those who didn’t know (maybe just me) – it is sweet! And the strong taste of brandy gives it a kick. [Read more…]