Monthly Archives

August 2012

  • Tarallucci Cookies


    You already know that I have a thing for these Italian cookies, there’s something curiously appealing about them; probably because they’re foreign and that makes them seem exotic.
    I also feel I’m learning some Italian as I go along, unfortunately I doubt things like ‘zucchero’ and ‘farina di … Continue Reading...

  • Socca


    I heard about socca for the first time just a few years ago, I think it was back in 2010 when a friend’s mom, who’d just returned from living abroad for many years invited us to dinner.
    We had roasted ratatouille and couscous, I remember the couscous had strands … Continue Reading...

  • Few of My Favourite Things

    Just thought I’d share a few of my favourite things…

    Charms from Pandora Pandora Charms

    I’ve wanted a charm bracelet since I was a little girl…
    I received this Pandora bracelet whilst in New York last April, and I’ve worn it every day since.
    I’ve collected just a few special charms so far, there’s … Continue Reading...

  • Coconut Milk Ice Cream Pie

    Ice Cream Pie IMG_2930

    I’m one of those people who can’t just have plain ice cream, I like ice cream with a bit of crunch.
    I’m always topping my ice cream with nuts, sprinkles, smarties, chocolate chips, cookie crumbs etc.

    Ice cream pie seemed like a natural progression, the June issue of Bon … Continue Reading...

  • Summer Pasta


    Am I the only one slightly panicked that we’re hurtling toward the end of summer? I’m not even halfway through the things I wanted to tackle this summer
    I had day trips and weekend getaways planned; idyllic jaunts on ferries, trains and in cars.
    I planned picnics in the … Continue Reading...