Welcome to our May 2013 edition of bare ingredients.
This month sees the seasons really change. No more really cold weather north of the equator, while our Southern Hemisphere readers are finally (or should be) feeling the first cold winds of Autumn.
Anyway, we are pleased to finally get our May, 2013 edition out to our readers. We have been busy trying to create a web site that works well on both a desktop and on various mobile devices. Not so easy on our existing system, but we have brought you some improvements while the new system is being developed.
Mothers Day Suggestions
For some of our readers, it is Mothers Day on Sunday. Make sure you treat mum to a lovely home cooked meal to show her how much you care. Sarah has put together some excellent menu ideas to take the stress out of planning what you are cooking for that all important person.
If its a lovely day, maybe it is worth trying our al-fresco menu suggestion.
Lunch Time Family Get Together
Finally, Sarah has written her seasonal recipe list, which can be found on the Recipe page. Also, there is our regular Seasonal Ingredients page for you to explore. Our May seasonal recipe suggestions can be found on our main Recipes page.
As usual, Sarah has updated her April guide to the best seasonal produce. It is our "What to eat now" guide for those who are looking to get the most out of the seasonal ingredients. There are Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere articles.
This month we have just two books for you. The first is Easy Weekends by Neil Perry. As we always enjoys Neil books, we were more than happy to review this fun, lazy days cookery book. The second is Marie Claire: 10 Years of Great Food with Michele Cranston. So, it has been for ten years that we have been enjoying the trendy food ideas that Marie Claire has brought us. Well, once again then have pulled the rabbit out of the hat! Please read these reviews and the many others in our Book Review section.
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The bare ingredients team.
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