Thursday, 5 September 2013

Pinspired






Browsing cook books and food blogs is something I enjoy. I love reading the little anecdotes that are written with the recipes, I love the appetising and beautiful photos. Interesting recipes to try are pinned or bookmarked.  Today was cold, wet and windy, so spending some time in a warm kitchen  felt like a good idea.  Browsing my pinterest boards I came across this recipe for Oaty Chocolate Fudge Slice.  I had all the ingredients on hand. so gave it a go.  It looks pretty good, so I am looking forward to having this with a cup of tea after school today.
Creamy curried lentil and pumpkin soup with pita bread for dinner tonight.  I have made this before and from memory, I  need to halve the amount of chili powder required - it was a little too spicy for my kids. Still hearty and warming - which is what we need with this cool weather.

Food blogs - some old favourites and new finds that I enjoy are:
What have you made from recipes you have pinned?
Do you have any favourite food blogs or cook books?


2 comments:

  1. I haven't made anything that I've pinned - yet - but I do search for recipes on the internet when I have an ingredient I don't know what to do with. Last week it was frozen red currants that needed making into jam - I was too lazy to do jelly. My favourite cook books are anything by Alison Holst - the recipes just work and are so practical. I also like Sophie Gray as her food is ideal for every-day. But I'm using 'A Good Spread' by Rural Women a lot for baking at the moment.
    Your fudge slice looks yum! Well done!

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  2. Thank you for the links to your recipes. I'm craving something spicy and with the season turning to autumn here in minnesota the pumpkins are coming into season. Have a great weekend, Julie!

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