food + drink

Tomato Tart with Roasted Garlic and Feta Cheese

 

No fussing around with tart tins or blind baking pastry cases with this free-form Tomato Tart with  Feta Cheese and Roasted Garlic. Using ready-rolled shop bought puff-pastry-sheets makes it even simpler. Of course you can always make your own pastry if you wish but we are going the easy route. Continue reading

Elderflower Panna Cotta with Strawberries and Crumble Topping

Panna cotta, an Italian set cream dessert that is irresistibility delicious, silky and smooth. It certainly is one of our family favorites and most likely, one of yours too. And like all classic desserts, variations exist, like this elderflower panna cotta with strawberries and crumble topping. If you live in an area where fresh elderflowers grow then lucky you. Continue reading

Lapsang Souchong Prawn Ceviche

We seem to have accumulated a variety of tea in our household and without mentioning names, I’m not the only culprit to blame for this. Inevitably I find myself looking for ways to use this stash of tea and not let it go to waste. So, with the help of my cookbooks, settled on making ceviche and flavoring it with a smoky brew of Lapsang Souchong. Continue reading

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