Category: everyday cooking

Recipe: Tuna Salad

We’re getting into the really hot days now, when any recipe that doesn’t involve switching on the stove, oven, or even toaster, is a recipe to be valued.  And in these post-Christmas weeks, there is a certain urge towards salad,…

Recipe: Vegan Pasta Primavera

First up, I should confess: the version of this dish you see is not 100% vegan, because I had this beautiful fresh egg pasta that needed to be used.  But the sauce is definitely vegan, and as I actually cook…

Slow Cooker Gloat

I was going to call this post ‘Quick Slow Cooker Gloat’, but that seemed a little open to confusion.  Tempting, though. Is there anything more conducive to a feeling of smug virtue and general comfort and satisfaction than the knowledge…