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I harvested my first parsnips of the year yesterday. Naturally I felt the need to do cook something nice with the..
Today's dish "Pintadeau au vin rouge" (guinea-fowl in red wine) is based on a recipe in a book called "Recipes from a Fr..
One of my favourite flavour combinations is Broad Beans with bacon. With this in mind, and since I have lots of home-gro..
For most of the past week I have been commuting to and from London. Early starts, late returns, and with the clocks havi..
My Asparagus is shooting up fast now! The variety I have is called Gijnlim, described in the catalogues as "...an ea..
In the words of the immortal Jesse "This week I have mostly been eating Cherokee Trail of Tears beans" [this is a refere..
I haven't harvested anything significant from my garden this past week, so I'm not entering the Harvest Monday forum thi..
I wrote yesterday about the Jamaican Patties I made as the starter for our Caribbean meal. Today I am going to describe ..
As I write this we still have not had any frost, but it surely can't be more than a few days before we do. Last Sunday w..
Yes, it's that time of year: the time for making Sloe Gin. Tradition dictates that you should leave picking sloes until ..
I have been out foraging again, this time for chestnuts. The chestnuts we had the other day with our first batch..
This is a dish made from a Nigel Slater recipe, which I recently saw on Nigel's Simple Suppers. It is made with slow-coo..
Do you know what a "trencher" is? The word was originally used to mean a sort of plate made of bread, on which food was ..
You can hardly have failed to notice that I have recently been very impressed with the cookery style of Yotam Ottolenghi..
Here's another Comfort Food classic - Beef casserole, with carrots and mushrooms, served with potato and parsley mash an..
I hadn't really intended to write about this meal, because it seems so simple, but it looked so gorgeous that I just HAD..
"Not much" is the honest answer! Most of my Winter crops have gone now, though there are still a few of the Endives and ..
Well, September is just about finished, but my tomato harvest isn't! The cucumbers are finally giving up. The pl..
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