Tag Archive: Nigella Lawson


This weekend was lovely, weather wise and in general.  The temperatures were actually balmy, the sun was shining and everything outside felt hospitable for the first time in months.  So much so that David… Continue reading

Dessert bananas: 1930’s culinary kitsch

When Patti and I were growing up the banana was the ever-present fruit in our house.  It was great on rice cereal and awesome covered in peanut butter.  The banana often popped up… Continue reading

blueberry muffins and snow days

When the bold branches bid farewell to rainbow leaves – welcome wool sweaters. -B. Cybrill *Originally from Nigella Lawson’s How to Be a Domestic Goddess cookbook* SNOW DAY BLUEBERRY MUFFINS 6 tablespoons butter,… Continue reading

Bridal Shower Victoria Sponge

Last night, after a mmm mmm good meal of parmesan encrusted tilapia, mashed spuds and asparagus my sister Patti and I did our first test run of the Victoria Sponge cake that we… Continue reading