Making and breaking bread (without Bake Off)

How to make bread? Here’s a long overdue Friday food story to share a basic recipe which produces good tasty loaves. But first a confession: Continue reading “Making and breaking bread (without Bake Off)”

In the cool of the World Kitchen

When we escaped from the heat of the kitchen this is what we saw from the “minstrels’ gallery”overlooking the fantastic space of the Out of the Blue Drill Hall Arts Cafe transformed for the World Kitchen in Leith.  The music mixed by our minstrels, RadioMagnetic, is Quantic – Mishaps Happening (Tru Thoughts) and there’s that indefinable undertone hum of people having a good time.

Lights, action, mushrooms

The aim, inspired by the World Kitchen in Leith, is to celebrate  good home cooking from many cultures.

Here is fresh and spicy food to revive your appetite after Christmas and New Year.  In our first World Kitchen film, Mridu Thanki welcomes us into her kitchen to show us how to cook mushrooms in cream with red peppers and fresh green coriander.  It’s delicious, doesn’t cost much, takes only a few minutes to prepare and cook – and you can probably get all or most of the ingredients at the corner shop. (See below for the recipe). Continue reading “Lights, action, mushrooms”