thank you all for your name suggestions...winning entry is from the other resident foodie cook (the old one - the young one doesn't cook for himself at home much, despite having been a culinary tech student for a year of high school). I'm still tweaking the format, not 100% satisfied with the way everything looks yet - but at least we have a name !
In the meantime, since he won and all, the first official food post will be something he made - Spicy Pickled Quail Eggs. He's been trying to get me to eat pickled eggs for years, and so far I've resisted....but I promised to try the quail ones, and I have to say they are really good - and quite addictive ! He's not one for recipes so much, but here is approximately what he did :