Category Archives: CCM

Cobblestone Cooking Music XXX – ’tis That Time of Year

Note: Those three Xs in the title? It’s just a number! 😉 And before you go all “We don’t want to hear *beeeep* about Christmas before Halloween” – the season I refer to is the apple season. And MAN, do … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXIX – A Craving for Chocolate

There are days like that 🙂 But apart from that, the whole thing started because I used a couple of egg yolks yesterday – to serve with a smoked mackarel, but that’s a whole other story. Egg whites = meringues. Combine … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXVIII – Summer Soul and Sides

Spotify (yep, the fourth “S” – the alliterate me is happy!) this Sunday (!) offered a playlist full of soul – and basically, it’s been my go-to all day. From breakfast preparation and through to dinner. Marvin Gaye, Sexual Healing … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXVII – Uh oh, Beef Wellington

This is dappling right into the classic repertoire, so it is with a bit of trepidation that I start this one. Inspiration comes from Gordon Ramsey’s video (without the Christmas variations) and recipe via one of the chefs at work. At … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXVI – Rice Timbale a la Provence

Confession right off the bat: I am not sure if timbale is the right word here. Things thrown together, in layers, in an oven-proof dish, with an egg/milk mixture poured over,  done for 40 min in the oven. Timbale? Works … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, May 23 – Mondays You Also Need Food. And Music.

In a bit of a space saving / efficiency exercise / bout of laziness, here’s a two-in-one: Monday Music and Monday Food… 🙂 The food bit was a spinach / feta pie. Vegetarian – not out of any principle, just because … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXV – Turkey Breast Roulade

Wheeee, photos! And even if this is actually from Friday, it’ll have to substitute for the Monday column as I haven’t been on any motorways today and won’t be for days. Stan Getz et al, The Girl from Ipanema Lounge … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXIV – Köfte-inspired Meatballs

Did someone promise to remember to take photos? Yes? Who, me? Naaahhh… *sighs* So, I can’t show you mine (presto: song lyric coming up: “First show me yours / Maybe I’ll show you mine” – Melissa Etheridge. But I digress…) … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXIII – (almost) Sole with Soul

Well, it wasn’t sole. Plaice took it’s place… (Yeah, I know. Sorry. It’s Friday and I’ve had a caipirinha. And wine… 😉 ) Lionel Richie, Do It To Me Barry White, Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Baby Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXII – New Year’s Dessert (Yes, with Chocolate!)

What happened to this post? I did write it on the 31st – but ran out of time to post it. Saved it from the iPad or so I believed. But zip, nada, rien was to be found the next … Continue reading

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