Fresh herb Omlette

I woke up this morning with a hankering for eggs with shallots, parsley and garlic. I’d usually make them scrambled, but decided on an omlette, though it does require more effort. My transplanted shallots are growing well and the parsley is picking up nicely in our warm Autumn weather. 1. Grab one or two shallots,…

Pears in star anise and pepper.

From Evernote: Pears in star anise and pepper. I’ve been having a love affair with star anise of late. On a hot date gone wrong, I was treated to a meal at Vulcans, Blackheath and Philip had pickled some beetroot in star anise and malt vinegar, then I think, cooked it in an orange sauce….