Sovay's Profile

From: Northern England,

Joined: October 7th, 2012

About me: I've embarked on a mission to cook something new from every cookery book I own - currently 260 - and am planning to use my account here to keep track (thanks to rfb from Librarything for tipping me off to the existence of this site). I've made a couple of rules for myself: to cook the recipe as given, with no substitution or variation unless suggested by the author; and to try to pick a genuinely new dish from each book - in other words, as I've cooked many Leek and Potato Soups in my time, I don't get to count Leek and Potato Soup as a new dish just because I haven't used this specific recipe before (unless it has really significant differences from the usual versions).


Latest review:

June 10th, 2019

Hodge Podge from Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book

Beef and vegetable soup with beer - turned out disappointingly bland. The recipe had no seasoning other than salt and pepper - having tried it, I added a stock cube and some Worcester sauce, which helped... read more >


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Easy Spanish Style ("Australian Women's Weekly" Home Library)

By Mary Coleman
ACP Publishing Pty Ltd - 1997

8th September 2013

Roasted Spicy Red Peppers : page 21

This came out well, though next time I'll probably add the cayenne pepper to the dressing rather than sprinkling it on at the end as this will make it easier to control the final effect.

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