This week my word is:
I always feel like I have a ton of recipes that I want to try out, that I have marked up in various magazines and books or seen on websites, and so this week I tried to give some of them a go.
I have made rice crispie nests with mini eggs to get into the Easter mood and will be attempting to make biscuits later in the shape of Easter eggs and decorating them with royal icing. Perhaps in a couple of weeks I will be feeling ambitious enough to try and make some hot-cross buns. The thought of them with their sugar glaze and dripping butter makes my mouth water!
This week I have also tried out a combination of two comfort foods, – macaroni cheese and cauliflower cheese. After making the cheese sauce, cooking the macaroni and cauliflower as well as frying some pancetta I put it in the oven for a quick bake and to allow the parmesan top to crisp a little bit. Although the preparation time took a while the result was fantastic! It is always wonderful when you make something and it tastes great.
Do you have a favourite recipe that you would suggest? Anything quick, easy and delicious?
Hope you have a wonderful week,
The Clumsy Wordshaker
photo courtesy of bbcgoodfood.com