"I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation."
 ~Madam Benoit

I have a love hate relationship with the kitchen! There are days when I spend hours, with frayed nerves, yet, nary a complaint, toiling in excessively hot conditions but with utmost patience waiting for the fruitful completion of my labor of love! And then there are days, which are more often to occur, I might add, when I can barely wait to get done with the cooking and get out of the kitchen. Well, this is a collection of recipes, to suit these two extreme moods and everything in between! There are also contributions from my friends' kitchens, some of which I absolutely have loved pigging out on, and some that I haven't tried (being a vegetarian tends to put a restriction on what I can eat and what I can't!)...



Basic Recipes

Festival Dishes

Left Overs