Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: comfort food

Treacle Pudding


Am I jumping the gun a bit posting a recipe for treacle pudding? It’s not really cold enough yet or dark enough and with the twinkling lights and festive cheer, winter gloom hasn’t quite set in. Does it count that I made this last month and that I found it perfectly fitting to eat the deepest winter comfort food on a dreary November evening? Does it help that I’ve heard the temperature is about to drop? Or, how about this one – is there really a wrong time for treacle pudding?

There’s a bit of irony about this recipe. I …

Beef ragu

To be precise, this meal, in today’s terms would be called ribbed penne with a beef ragu. But my mum never called it that, she called it macaroni and it was a regular on the menu in our house. It is a simple dish, something mum no doubt learnt from a Croatian woman somewhere, for mum wasn’t Croatian and because she married one, there had to be some kind of European representation on the dinner front. Let me reiterate, this dish is not fancy, in fact it is dead easy, and can be applied to many kinds of meats and …