Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 31: Southern Biscuits with Chicken and Honey Butter

It’s day 31 of the 30 day challenge! Well, if I’d picked a month with the right number of days in it, that would have worked out better. Anyway, for the final day, we’re having Southern biscuits! These are of course American-Southern biscuits, as opposed to digestives from Cornwall. They look a bit like scones, […]

Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 30: Cheese, Pesto and Tomato Sandwich a la Starbucks

Starbucks! What are they good for? Absolutely nothing! No, wait, that’s war. Starbucks are good for coffee. And sandwiches. Toasted sandwiches, or grilled sammiches if you are reading in US English. I don’t understand how you grill things in a frying pan. And what a selection of sandwiches Starbucks have! Let’s not forget they have […]

Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 15: Pulled Pork Nonsense

This is one of those things you go into thinking, how difficult can it be? I mean, pulling pork is quite simple. You tie a piece of string around it and drag it along. Not sure how it will taste, though. What? Oh, I see. You have to cook it, then pull it apart. That […]

Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 14: Beignets

I don’t do special requests, but when I do, they tend to be complicated. So by special request, here are French Quarter Beignets! And where is today’s recipe from? Paula Deen, of course. Who is Paula Deen? I have absolutely no idea. According to Wikipedia, she’s an American celebrity chef. So maybe she’s like Jamie […]

Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 8: Sweet and Sour Chicken

Enough cakes! Well, for now at least. Today’s installment of Recicember is something entirely different. Sweet and Sour Chicken is a staple of Chinese takeaways in the west. I imagine there aren’t that many Chinese takeaways in China, and if there are, they’re probably just called “takeaways”. This sweet and sour chicken probably bears little resemblance […]

Categories
30DayChallenges Food Recipes

Recicember Day 7: Churros (Martha Stewart recipe)

Martha Stewart, eh? I’ve heard of you. You’re an American cooking woman who did a naughty thing with insider trading or something. Does that make your recipes better than your normal non-insider-trading recipe writers? Let’s see what your churros are like and find out! Now, churros – what are they? Donkeys. They are Spanish donkeys. […]