This morning I am a zombie. Last night I ridiculously for no apparent reason woke up at 1a.m. after falling asleep really quickly a couple of hours before! So after the school run I craved a savoury breakfast and this picked me up, albeit not for long enough, but still, I think the combination may …
This is a speedy throw it together lunch or dinner and super tasty.
Ingredients400g chorizoOlive Oil Kale600g butterbeans or other white bean (if …
And it is not down to me, but to the late James Beard, a brilliant American chef who died aged 81 in 1985. Among the many things he said on the importance of good food is ‘If ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around.’ And part of his …
Today I was in Co-op, or ‘Coop’ as my daughter calls it, with her buying bits and pieces for a social distancing picnic down by the river. At a loss for what to cook for dinner, I saw outdoor bred pork steaks which reminded me of this recipe. It is really very delicious and I …
Today I was asked for ‘those yummy chewy cookies’ and I really couldn’t remember … so that is where this blog comes into action. The reason I started this in the first place was because of being chaotic and forgetting recipes so for my own benefit I started this because I would not be able …
Any fruit will do – the point really is the crumble topping. We really missed crumble at the beginning of being gluten free and now we don’t. (I am making it sound as if we eat this all the time – it is an occasional treat!) Only Olivia and I are gluten free and the …
Happy VE Day!
In the grocer in Sturminster Newton yesterday I found fresh turmeric. Only that morning my mother was saying she wanted to eat it to help various ailments. So as luck would have it ….
1 aubergine with 1 clove finely slice garlic, olive oil and salt
glug of plain oil (olive, rapeseed …
One of few veg I can guarantee Mats will eat (he is 11), is broccoli. Over enthusiastic about how much he may consume, I had enough leftover for a whole other family lockdown sitting. Turning sadly pale in colour (the broccoli!) in the fridge, this was the answer, this time anyway. And you probably will …
Feta Cheese (barrel aged has a lovely subtle flavour)
1 tsp mustard
1 clove garlic, crushed
60mls white balsamic or white wine vinegar
120mls rapeseed oil or virgin olive oil
180g cream cheese
125g cheddar cheese
80g unsalted butter, melted
80g almond flour (or blended ground almonds)
2 tsp gluten free baking powder
I don’t know about you, but I find that sometimes I think we will have this or that for lunch and then something else is eaten and I end up with unintentional leftovers. Well here I had cold baked potatoes looking wrinkled and lonely and perhaps not fit for much … until … I …