Picnics & BBQs

Vegetables

Lisa’s Letters Home: Beach Lunches

Oh, I Do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside! We’re on the Isle of Wight enjoying lots of sightseeing, food, beaches, food, parks, and a bit more food. We always

By Occasion

Lisa’s Letters Home: Throw a Pizza on the Barbie!

Our BBQ has been our good friend lately. It’s been far too hot to turn on the oven or cook anything on the stovetop, so we’ve been firing up the

By Season

Gluten Free Black Bean and Corn Salsa

It’s hot out there. Like really really hot. The kind of hot that makes you want to lie down with a cold drink and breathe quietly in the dark. But

Red Meats

Mini Lamb Burger

Esme’s got a new obses­sion with favourites. “Who do you love more, Julian or me? If you had to choose!”  To which I reply, “Nice try, small fry, I don’t have to choose.”

By Season

Fruit Salad with Cardamom Cider Dressing

When we decided to have a week com­pletely devoted to sal­ads I knew I couldn’t make a green salad. After all, Ceri is the queen of the green salad. I mean the lady has cor­nered

Spring

Gluten Free Zucchini Noodles

My husband thinks I’ve gone right off the deep end. First, the blowtorch, then the mandolin and now a Spiralizer – a fancy little gadget that turns your run of

Summer

Watermelon Limeade

This past weekend, on Saturday morning, the day before our annual street picnic, Scarlett decided that she wanted to have a lemonade stand during the gathering. Normally I would have

By Ingredient

Creamy Potato Salad

It was not easy deciding on which kind of recipe to make for our salad theme this week. As Laura kindly mentioned in her post earlier this week, I’m rather

Sides

Gluten Free Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

You know the way Laura and Ceri feel about pancakes? Well, that’s how I feel about quinoa salad. I just love the stuff, in no small part because the work

Picnics & BBQs

Warm Quinoa and Kale Salad

I am probably the only person who gives up gluten and promptly gains 5 pounds by recipe testing desserts. Gah! Thank god it’s summer, and time for salads: interesting, satisfying,