Tag Archives: Pages to plate

Treacle tart

I made my first treacle tart for my Potter Picnic Party. I made it because it’s Harry’s favourite. I couldn’t, therefore not have it at my party. But I have to tell you, I was quite sceptical about the whole … Continue reading

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My Potter Picnic Party

Last month, I had a birthday. It was a fabulously random birthday, it certainly didn’t end in a big zero. I’ve had a pretty tough couple of years. I have an acquired neurological disease that is chronic and disabling. My … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pasties

I’ve been working on this recipe for a year or so now. It’s part of my pages to plate project, bringing to life the food of my favourite children’s books. Pumpkin pasties are, of course, from Harry Potter. They are … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Juice

In the world of witchcraft and wizardry, pumpkin juice seems to fill the same role orange juice does in the muggle world. It is served at breakfast, lunch, a feast or any other occasion. In the Chamber of Secrets, when … Continue reading

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Chicken and ham pie

“Harry listened rather than talked as he helped himself to chicken and ham pie, boiled potatoes, and salad.” – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire This recipe is one of my ‘pages to plate’ projects. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Chocolat inspired dinner party

Have you seen the film Chocolat? One day I really must read the book, by Joanne Harris. But it’s one of my top 25 favourite films of all time. I like all sorts of things about the film, including Johnny … Continue reading

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Chocolat

I watched Chocolat again this evening. I enjoyed it so much the first time through I played it again. It’s one of my favourite films. I have 25 DVDs in my collection. If I want a new film, another must … Continue reading

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Butterbeer

I’ve begun a journey creating food from my favourite children’s literature. With a little inspiration from my friend over at Passionate Life Kitchen, I’m calling this journey:  From pages to plate. Today I tried my hand at butterbeer. Butterbeer is … Continue reading

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Chicken and ham pie

I made ham stock with the Christmas ham bone. I thought about making my yummy bright green pea and ham soup, but there wasn’t much ham meat to come off the bone. I’ve been rereading Harry Potter over the summer. … Continue reading

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