Chickpea soup

As I so often do, I found my inspiration in Eszter Fűszeres’ blog for this green lemon chickpea soup. The funny thing is that Eszter also drew her inspiration from somewhere else (Jamie Oliver and Maunika Gowardhan’s instagram), then I from her, so this soup may have traces of Jamie, but probably has little to do…

Pear and almond slices

My children are a great cover! In the guise of the heroic mother I can look wonderful while, in fact, I am baking something that I fancy for myself. I came across this particular pastry at a birthday party last week, I liked it so much that I could hardly bring myself to stop eating…

Butternut Squash Jam

This jam was one of the biggest surprises I have had recently. I have been hunting around for a spicy pumpkin jam recipe, and even though I’d never eaten it I had a preconceived idea of the taste: one that was dominated more by the spices and rather less sweet, and certainly with a stronger pumpkin flavour. What…