January 11, 2012
by Anke

Awful offal or forgotten delights?

I love food. Pretty much all food. Well, not offal (also known as entrails, variety meat, organ meat, giblets).
I watched Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of River Cottage fame wax lyrically about all manner of internal organs which he transformed into modern, tasty looking dishes, but I still am reluctant to go there most of the time. Continue reading


January 9, 2012
by Anke

Making Bath Cookies

Bath cookies! This one tickled my fancy as it combines cooking (well baking), herbs (which I love) and natural skin care (which I also love). I think these would make a love gift too – think birthdays, Mother’s Day, anniversaries etc. Just wrap them in cellophane, tie with a pretty ribbon, hey presto boutique skin care present Continue reading


January 5, 2012
by Anke

Rhubarb Ice Cream

Do you have an ice cream maker? Do you use it much?
I need to use mine more and while I was thinking about just that the other day I wondered why no one makes rhubarb ice cream There was some gorgeous organic rhubarb I had bought the day before that was looking for the perfect recipe. Continue reading


December 22, 2011
by Anke

Malay Goat Curry

Let’s start off with something out of the ordinary. Although not out of the ordinary for many parts of the world, as goat maked up 63% of the world’s red meat consumption. I had often wondered what goat tastes like, imagining it to be a bit like gamey lamb. Continue reading