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Black Cats, Pancakes and Mardi Gras

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 13, 2018 | 2 Comments
Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

Cats in a Barrel and Pancakes I cannot believe that Lent is so early this year. We have only just finished with exercise filled, alcohol avoiding, vegetarianish January (B,B-,B+) and now the season of abstinence is upon us again! So what exactly is Lent, and […]

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Valentine’s Afternoon Tea

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mini Pavlovas Valentine afternoon tea

Valentine’s Afternoon Tea This Valentine’s Afternoon Tea menu printed below is a slightly shorter version of the one the Fabulous Girls and I used to offer when we were playing at being caterers at the DCA (Darien Community Association) in Connecticut. It is the menu […]

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Copenhagen’s Lapidarium of Kings and Royal Cast Museum

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen has two museums The Lapidarian of Kings and The Royal Cast Museum, which are both full of old statues. The collections are housed in rather fabulous buildings, about a mile apart, at opposite ends of the main waterfront of the city.  I […]

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Burns Night

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 23, 2018 | 2 Comments
Robert Burns

Robert Burns Robert Burns, the great lyrical poet (1759-1796) was born in Scotland on the 25th January and as that date approaches, I must warn you,  I become very Scottish. Burns was a nationally recognized poet, even in his own lifetime. His poems were brilliant […]

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Oatmeal update!

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 17, 2018 | 2 Comments
porridge with bananas, cocoa and almonds

More fabulous ways to eat your porridge! I just wanted to share what I have been doing with porridge recently, so this an official ‘oatmeal update’.  In my post about Auld Clothes and Porridge, I mentioned the new porridge restaurant in Copenhagen names Grød.  It […]

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Marmalade Bread Pudding with Cointreau Soaked Golden Raisins

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Marmalade Bread Pudding with Cointreau Soaked Golden Raisins

Proper Puddings I think this Marmalade Bread Pudding with Cointreau Soaked Golden Raisins (sultanas to us Brits) may have been my first introduction to bread pudding.  Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I LOVE bread puddings. I already […]

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Puy Lentils with Caramelized Onion Chutney, Roasted Butternut Squash, Feta, Pomegranate and Sliced Broccoli

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Curried Puy Lentils with caramelized onion chutney, roasted butternut squash, feta, pomegranate and sliced broccoli

Vegetarian Challenge Alan and I are continuing with the vegetarian challenge. So far we are finding it very easy, last night was a stir fry. On Saturday night I made Puy Lentils with Caramelized Onion Chutney, Roasted Butternut Squash, Feta, Pomegranate and Sliced Broccoli salad . […]

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Caramelised Onion Chutney

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Caramalised Onion Chutney

Going Vegetarian in January! Our daughter Kat challenged Alan and I to go vegetarian in January. I have found it one of the easier dietary challenges and cannot say I am missing meat at all. (And yes, I did cook a roast chicken yesterday for […]

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 4, 2018 | 3 Comments
Curried Cauliflower soup

 ‘Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.’ Mark Twain I am reposting my recipe for cauliflower soup as I search for vegetarian recipes in my archives.  My daughter, Kat, has challenged me to be vegetarian for January and I am going back to […]

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Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 3, 2018 | 3 Comments
Quinoa with roasted butternut squash

This quinoa with roasted butternut squash is one of my favourite salads to make in the winter months. It is great for feeding a crowd. The dish also looks really pretty with its combination of orange butternut squash and ruby red pomegranate seeds,. My summer […]

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