Tag: Caro Ness

Happy First Birthday To Us & Thank You So Much

Happy First Birthday To Us & Thank You So Much

It’s really hard to believe that it’s only 365 days since I launched Lover Of Creating Flavours. I actually pressed the publish button at 03.30 in the morning, not really surprising for anyone that knows me, I don’t sleep and that and the fact that my very badly broken arm […]

Hazelnuts – Iced Hazelnut Soufflé

Hazelnuts – Iced Hazelnut Soufflé

We are back in pudding heaven this weekend with Caro Ness who makes todays choice look positively easy. Her words of advice are sage, don’t be worried by the Italian meringue! A hazelnut is the nut of the hazel tree (Corylus) and is also known as a cobnut or filbert […]

Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Caro is at the helm today and we are talking all things blueberry, not to mention her absolutely stunning recipe for layered blueberry cheesecake. Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries in the family Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium (a genus that also includes cranberries and bilberries). Species in the family Cyanococcus are the fruits […]

Lamb and Lentil Dahl

Lamb and Lentil Dahl

The poor old lentil, often much maligned, the staple of the impoverished student or stereotypically the hippy. My love and I were discussing lentils and the message was loud and clear – thumbs down. I waxed lyrical about Tarka Dhal and Makhani Dhal and there was a slight hmmm? from […]

Tuscan Wild Boar Stew

Tuscan Wild Boar Stew

I cannot actually believe that I am posting a stew today, but the Narnia type weather we are experiencing here in London means only one thing, comfort food is needed and today we have an unctuous, rib sticking, slow cooked stew using wild boar. Wild boar or wild pig (Sus scrofa), […]

Baked Oysters With Garlic And Paprika

Baked Oysters With Garlic And Paprika

Oysters are saltwater bivalves with a strong, salty marine flavour and a soft texture. In the 19th century, oysters were easily available and very cheap so they were used to bulk out dishes such as pies, soups and stews. This is a very far cry from the 20th century onwards, […]

Slow Cooker – Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker – Pulled Pork

Pulled pork – what a great expression! It sounds as if your Tamworth or Saddleback just became the belle/beau of the ball! And indeed he/she did because there is simply nothing I  love more than a good barbecue! In the United States, the barbecue is seen as a long drawn-out affair, […]