Fish · Recipes · starters dips and snacks

Salmon Cakes

Crab or fish patties are always referred to as cakes. I never understood why, but here is my version of these old standbys. Cakes or not, these are delicious, quick and easy to make and relatively economical too. I did fry them, contrary to my usual "no frying" motto but the result is worth it. My baby… Continue reading Salmon Cakes

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Home made Ricotta style cheese

  If I would have known how easy this is to make, I would have made my own Ricotta cheese years ago instead of weekly harassing my grocer to get me some. Seriously, it's no hassle whatsoever. This cheese was made from a liter of 10% coffee cream that was about to pass date in my… Continue reading Home made Ricotta style cheese

Recipes · starters dips and snacks

Dip, dip, hooray!

  Last Friday we had company for supper.  The crowd was an eclectic mix composed of one socially idealistic doctor, an  intellectual nurse, a globe-trotting goth inspired dental hygienist and a sensitive (seriously) IT guy. Strangely enough, even with so many interesting personas underfoot,  the conversation stubbornly revolved around the dip recipes. Parsley-tomato sour cream dip This dip was… Continue reading Dip, dip, hooray!