It may not look great but so delicious!!

Just have to share this recipe with you – it isn’t you most good looking soup but don’t judge a book by its cover!!  This is the perfect soup to use up stale crusty bread and blue cheese.  I still have some wonderful Stilton from Christmas brought from the UK by friends and it was…

Brazilian Feijoda

One more recipe from Jamboree – festival day meant food from our assigned countries.  We had represented the 4th Beaconsfield country of El Salvador with Pupusas for our activity and had an El Salvadorean cooked breakfast but Maisons-Laffitte scouts had been assigned Brazil as their country.  So what else but the national Brazilian dish of…

Cooking with processed food #2

Refried beans Not fried at all in fact. The name is lost in translation. In Spanish the name of this dish is Frijoles refritos which translates as recooked beans. This is a must when we have fajitas at home, I have adapted a recipe from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s Veg recipe book. In a frying pan,…