Category Archives: Cooking

Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXVI – Danish Classics: “Leverpostej”

Like so many other Danish staples or classic recipes, “leverpostej” or “liver paste / pate” involves pigs – well, pork – and is best eaten with a cold beer alongside. And, just to get the disclaimers out of the way: it … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXV – Basics: Curry

Up here, it would have been nice with a picture of the dish, wouldn’t it? Something digitally bad happened to it, though – and the leftovers aren’t really photogenic. So, no. Instead, you’re having a picture of fenugreek seeds – … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXIV – Another One On The Light End

  I swear, we haven’t been doing this “light” thing religiously – whether since Christmas or just since post XXXIII. It just so happened… Anyway, today ended up being light fare with a salad based on what was on the … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXIII – After Christmas Lighter, Vegetarian Fare

We don’t do New Year Resolutions in this household. And we actually also know that the problem is not what you eat between Christmas and New Year but what you eat between New Year and Christmas… So when we decided … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXII – A Big Pot of New Year’s Leftovers’ Bisque

We were 5 couples for New Year at our house yesterday – and between us dished up with all sorts of delicious food. The starter was crayfish – of some freshwater variant that one of the guests had even caught locally … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXI – Stirfried Chicken with Not Quite Spaghetti. And A Classic Danish Dessert.

  This critter doesn’t look a lot like spaghetti, I’ll grant you. But it’s called a spaghetti squash – because once it’s baked in the oven, I am supposedly pulling a fork through it – and it’ll turn up as … Continue reading

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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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