Monthly Archives: December 2015

Spanish pot-roast chicken

Last night I had the lovely Abigail over for dinner, Doctor Who and a post-Christmas catch-up. On the Who front we opted for Four to Doomsday, to follow on from last week’s Castrovalva, and on the food front I opted … Continue reading

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Crema di Limoncello (Creamy Limoncello)

After I made some clear limoncello for Alberto a couple of years ago for Christmas, and gave Mum and Dad a taste of the leftover, they’ve got quite into it. They’re particularly taken with the creamy version and so I … Continue reading

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Pork shoulder with lemon and garlic

On Tuesday evening, according to tradition, I had the lovely Figgy over for dinner and Doctor Who, (although we actually watched the first two episodes of the latest series of Jonathan Creek) and Alberto was working late, and so I … Continue reading

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Persian dried lime, lamb and split pea stew (Khoresh-e-Gheymeh)

I had the lovely Abigail over for dinner and Doctor Who last Friday. (We watched Castrovalva, as the end of our viewing of Season 18) I fancied something Middle Eastern and so I flicked through the wonderful Persiana cookbook by … Continue reading

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Sausage and ale casserole

Fig was over on Tuesday evening for our usual weekly entertainment. (No Doctor Who this week – we’re watching The Walking Dead at mine as his partner won’t watch it with him!) Alberto was also in for I cooked for … Continue reading

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