Author Archives: Uisce úr

About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.

Mulled Wine

The easy way. Modern. Heated in the microwave. If microwaves had been invented when mulled wine was, this is how it would have been made. I use wine that I buy in a cask at twelve dollars for four point … Continue reading

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At Last! Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I have always been a follower of the “milk in scramble, water in omelette” school of culinary thought. But today, acting on a tip from the Internet, I discovered that the perfect scrambled eggs is made with lemon juice. That’s … Continue reading

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Caravan Slow Cooked Guinness Steak and Kidney Cottage Pie.

My electric wok thermostat allows me to set it 80C, which means I can use it as a slow cooker. This means I can make a one pot recipe. No need to fry and transfer to a slow cooker. Less … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs in Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

This is really good! Even if I say so myself. The photos do not do it justice. It would be perfect for vegetarians without the meatballs and speck. I had some leftover roast pumpkin that I had cooked with chicken … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cashew Korma

Having just discovered the delightful combination of butternut pumpkin and maple syrup, I wondered how it might go in a korma. It was going to be vegetarian, but then I remembered I had some leftover roast lamb. This experiment came … Continue reading

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Roast Lamb Dinner

Dinner for four, me and my three imaginary friends. (One of us doesn’t like potato). Half a leg of boneless lamb, and vegetables. The pumpkin is stuffed with sunflower seeds and maple syrup. The hasselback potatoes are stuffed with garlic … Continue reading

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