Scrooge

#SoCS #Scrooge So looking back, How was your Christmas ? Counting the savings from making the kids wait till Boxing day for their treat Roast Chicken and less vegetables than usual Of course, you can defend yourself by saying you’re “Economical” – but Oranges are meant to be eaten, they’re not just a table decoration.Continue reading “Scrooge”

Bubble and Squeak

#fowc #food #christmas #leftovers Salford, 26th December 2019 By the time the pans were in the sink undertakings of the Christmas leftovers were being sorted out bird of the day stripped down to its carcass and boxed up – and placed in the refridgerator like the vegetables left behind from the feast everyone knew whatContinue reading “Bubble and Squeak”

Raw

#Fowc #Raw Really – eating some things just taken out of the ground ? Avoid doing it at all cost…even carrots need a Wash before you start eating them Reality is – not cooking them – keeps the nutrients And also the Vitamins and Minerals While they might taste nicer cooked – they’re better thisContinue reading “Raw”

Trickery

In response to Fandango’s one word challenge You knew your nephew wouldn’t eat his greens every mealtime saw a trip to the bin but appreciating his happy sweet tooth you snook something into pudding unseen and eating with the custard you did grin as he ate up his carrots with a great big smile hiddenContinue reading “Trickery”

Noodles

Salford, 23rd February 2019 They could be mistaken for spaghetti but these wiggly worms are made of sterner stuff egg yellow gives you a clue of their content clumped together in a group they drop into steaming water – with a drop of oil they swim around till they soften till they’re joined by theContinue reading “Noodles”

Ode to a ham

Newbold Verdon, 25th december While the children played their games Under the gaze of the decorated Christmas tree You sat bathing in a sugary herbal bath Turning like cleopatra As you cooked away in the oranges, spices and cloves Sending sumptuous smells through the house Till it was time for you to join the vegetablesContinue reading “Ode to a ham”

Masterpiece ii

Masterpiece  Made from the finest beef And vegetables fresh from the north of england Something stupendous has been prepared Transforming the ingredients into something that Excites the tastebuds, as meat and potato dance Round the pan with carrots and leeks Pepper, salt and herbs In a tango to  Excite the senses Coming together on theContinue reading “Masterpiece ii”

Ode to a sandwich

Salford, 6th August So, here we are, with a noble invention A combination of ingredients Now brought together, with love tween two slices of bread Daintily paired, meats and vegetables When required –  sauces or spices It’s what you might call – a matter of taste Combining flavour and texture – the eater Happy inContinue reading “Ode to a sandwich”