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Pastry Castles

There is much focus on food and drink during December, of course, and today I’m thinking about “pastry castles”, an early form, perhaps, of our own American gingerbread houses? The British Library recently digitized one of the oldes...
by streets of salem on Dec 9, 2016

Q & A on Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds

This is about Yemisi Aribisala and her brilliant book – Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading. I’ve also had the great pleasure of asking Yemisi some questions – whic...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Dec 2, 2016

Cranberry Pie from Art of the Pie

A new, easy-to-make classic, the cranberry pie, will make every holiday season bright and cheery when it’s served up! This post is a part of a series of cookbook posts that I’ll be running from now through December. I was not monetarily compe...
by Eat the Love on Nov 28, 2016

Ginger, Vanilla and Quince Upside Down Cake from the book Alternative Baker

A recipe for a warm and inviting ginger, vanilla and quince upside down cake from the cookbook Alternative Baker by Alanna Taylor-Tobin. This post is a part of a series of cookbook posts that I’ll be running from now through December. I was not mon...
by Eat the Love on Nov 21, 2016

Go Fresh with Meera Sodha’s new cookbook

What strikes you first about Meera Sodha’s new cookbook FRESH INDIA, is the vibrant colour: orange and green for the cover and a bright pink inlay, intertwined with bold Indian prints and photos of mouth-watering cuisine. Following her successful d...
by Steenbergs on Jul 25, 2016

Can It Forward Day!

I’m so excited to once again participate in the annual – Can It Forward Day! It’s such a wonderful, positive concept. Preserving the harvest and foods for future use is so rewarding.  The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preser...
by A Delightsome Life on Jul 22, 2016

Jon Voight’s Artichokes, California-Style

Round ’em up, little dogies! National Day of the Cowboy is July 24th! In honor of the occasion, Greg over at Recipes For Rebels (also the name of his James Dean-themed cookbook) decided to host an ol’ fashioned cook-along blog-along ̷...
by Dinner is Served! on Jul 20, 2016

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by Steenbergs on Jul 11, 2016

Taking Popsicles to the Next Level with Cookbooks

Cookbooks to help you transform your popsicles into grown-up creations (blueberry and cardamom, anyone?)...
by Book Riot on Jun 16, 2016

PIEATHALON: Peanuts-and-Beer Pie

It’s here! It’s here! It’s the Pieathalon! My assigned recipe was sent to me by Greg from Recipes4Rebels. “Peanuts and beer are frequent partners–for snacking, at the ball park, at parties. So what a natural idea it woul...
by Dinner is Served! on Jun 8, 2016

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by Steenbergs on Jun 8, 2016

Delicious Family Favourites from Nadiya Hussain

Have you ever looked for alternative recipes for black sesame seeds, star anise or mustard powder? Have you wanted to add a little twist to your family meals? Then look no further than the new cookbook from 2015 Great British Bake Off Winner Nadiya...
by Steenbergs on May 27, 2016

Hemsley & Hemsley’s new cookbook Good + Simple

The lovely Hemsley & Hemsley sisters are back again, with a great new book packed full of ‘Good + Simple’ recipes. Still with the same philosophy for eating food that is ‘delicious, nutritious and sustainable’, they aim to...
by Steenbergs on May 25, 2016

The Importance of Food and Drink in Fiction (A Very Pretentious Title)

This whole piece got started by an idle discussion between my husband and I about food in the Lord of the Rings. After that, I just started noticing all of the references to food, food preparation and meals in the books I was reading. It's not an exh...
by All Booked Up on May 10, 2016

Around the Fire: Ash-Seared Lamb Loin

Fire makes food taste damn good. So good that I believe cavemen invented fire just to get a nice char on their brontosaurus steak (ug ug). Paleontologists will insist that fire was invented not so much to make food more delicious, but to make it more...
by Sippity Sup-Serious Fun Food on Apr 27, 2016

Tasting Rome: Fried & Marinated Zucchini

I’m going to say something shocking. It’s especially shocking because I’m going to say it while discussing a cookbook. Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors & Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City takes an in-depth look at the culture an...
by Sippity Sup-Serious Fun Food on Apr 5, 2016

Healthy Savings — Coupons, Online Deals, and Freebies

Are you looking for deals on healthier, organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, or allergy-friendly products? Here are the latest deals we found, including some great freebies! Coupons There are hundreds more printable coupons you can pick up from Coupons.co...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Mar 16, 2016

One Pot Wonders from the One Pot Cook – Hattie Ellis’s new cookbook gives us 150 delicious family recipes

We are really excited about the latest cookbook from award-winning food writer Hattie Ellis.  Jam-packed with 150 tasty, wholesome, family recipes, The One Pot Cook is a real feast of flavours. Winner of the 2013 Guild of Food writers Book of the Y...
by Steenbergs on Mar 9, 2016

Foodie Goodies: February Edition 2016

Over the past month I’ve been trying out many exciting products. Here’s what’s made my Foodie Goodies February edition. The beginning of the month saw me tasting two different flavours of The post Foodie Goodies: February Edition 2016...
by From Plate to Pen on Mar 8, 2016

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread From Hungry Healthy Happy By Dannii Martin

A healthier version of Nutella: Chocolate Hazelnut Spread There are certain words and terms that are quite simply irksome to my ears: “on a diet”; “detoxing”; and “clean eating” are The post Chocolate Hazelnut Spread From Hungry Healthy H...
by From Plate to Pen on Feb 22, 2016


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