Archive for December, 2009
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Muhammara…How do I love thee?

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 30, 2009
Let me count the ways? On pita, in tabbouleh….just to lick….and will soon try it on pizza! Forgive me, but ancient civilisation wasn’t blessed with crockery, so if the foundation is right, then the fruits can’t be that far off….therefore, finger-eating is not a curse!  

What we had @ dinner last Christmas!

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 29, 2009
I’m an MOT (mother-of-three), life has changed since I was a teenager. A long time ago, schedules were kept and routines followed. In the days BC (Before Children), alarm clocks worked and children slept in their beds. But that was a long time ago.

The Cookies of Christmas past

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 27, 2009
One recipe. Numerous sources of inspiration. 4 cookies.

Merry Christmas 2009

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 24, 2009

3 Fab Christmas Condiments. Perfect to keep….and gift away!

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 22, 2009
A very merry and blessed Christmas holiday to all my readers and ‘friends’, whether you’re snowed in or enjoying sunshine and warmth. I look forward to a great 2010…and eagerly await New Year’s eve and constructing my list of New Years resolutions. Of course, all the regulars like lose weight and save money…will be there, […]

We’ve ticked the box: Cologne Christmas Market, done!

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 21, 2009
I’m not one to turn down great offers, be it sushi or plums. So when a friend asked if I wanted to go with her and her kids to a Christmas market, I said yes! For many reasons including the top one – I’d never been to a German Christmas market before.

Christmas with Celeriac: I hate Celery but…

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 21, 2009
…I love Celeriac! Serious. Weird right? How can I adore Celeriac and not worship Celery? Quite easily. I hate the lingering oniony smell with celery and the strong after taste…and though Celeriac has the same smell, it is a much lighter fragrance with a less powerful smell. Plus it hints at Celery but rather than […]

On Copenhagen…

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 19, 2009
There is so much going on….it is unbelievable. Christmas has happened upon me…again this year. The only difference is that last year I dreamt of going to a Christmas market in Germany (and didn’t) and this year, tomorrow infact, we’re off to Cologne! And this year, there were only hopes…no dreams. I’m so excited. but […]

Try this for Christmas Lunch: Ling Al Cartoccio

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 16, 2009
I’m all for paradigm shifts… I mean, who says roadside waiters are without honour? Or Christmas cannot be Christmas without Turkey? In my opinion, it all depends on what you’re after.