It’s been a hectic week for me with relatives over, I have found out that I am really not a good hostess I love my routines and own space and hate people taking stuff out of the fridge without asking, urgh I am a bad, bad person! Perhaps I covet my fridge and the food that is in it, or maybe it is a dose of OCD but who knows it is a learning curve!
So I have been cooking up a storm from a few other Fiesta Friday entrants and would like to bring them along to the party yay!
Sweet Summertime: Elderflower Cordial
I love elderflower cordial and was very excited to see this one as it looked easy. We went out as a family which was another bonus to collect the flower which I must admit where at their end, but we came back with bags and bags which I ended up sorting but loads of fun had.
The recipe which you will find on the link above for Spice in the City was easy peasy.
Here are the results below, of which I ended up freezing cubes of the excess which can be used at any time, a real thumbs up for this!
Next there is:
Honey-Ginger-Tamari Glazed Salmon
I cooked this for my mother in law and it again was easy. I left it to marinate for a long time and probably added some extra ginger in as I am a huge fan of ginger. Everyone liked it and there were disappointed faces all around when there were no seconds.
Evidence of meal below, I even made posh rice in a shape, thats quite amazing for me lol
Next we have:
Fig and Walnut Cake
I made this for a 30th birthday party I was going to, wanted something easy and healthy which is unusual for me. Again it was easy to make and I think I got it right. However, oh dear, it was a total flop in appreciation from others. Nobody liked it and in fact most got packaged back to me the next day from the party LOL. Now it might be a case of it was not sweet enough for our taste buds and also I am not sure it ages well, ie it is better when just cooked.
So for us personally it is not one to repeat, however for other taste buds and eaten fairly fresh I am sure it would be a hit.
Thank you as always for reading and viewing.
Which recipe do you think you would like most to cook?
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