Maybe it’s because I’ve been spending hours, every day, digging and sowing and watering in my Kitchen Garden recently – but planting all those tiny, vulnerable vegetable plants has really given me A Taste of Spring.
Tales from Our Kitchen Garden The weather in East Yorkshire hasn’t been so bad – no hurricanes or floods or horrendous weather conditions like that – but it has been very wet, slightly frosty with little bits of sunshine. Yesterday (the day of the Tour de Yorkshire beginning), our weather decided to give us almost […]
It’s 5.45am, and I’m trying to decide what Bank Holiday Recipes to cook for a very soggy Bank Holiday – it’s a choice between Chicken Traybake, Flambeed Chicken with Asparagus or a Chunky Apple, Raisin, Walnut & Cider cake to keep us warm. Maybe make them all?
Nettle Recipes A few years ago, I would have never dreamed of writing about Nettles, and particularly Nettle Recipes! I hate being stung by those ferocious plants that litter my garden, and strike me with that sudden, instant pain that materialises into a dull, strong, nagging, itchy ache for hours and is no friend of […]
Ricotta Gnudi are light Italian dumplings, served with a Sage Butter sauce. Delicious.
Belated Happy New Year 2016! OK. I know. I’m sorry. It’s April now, and I’m back. To blogging that is. I know it’s a long time since my fingers touched the blogging keys on my computer, but just wanted to wish all of you, wherever you are, a very Belated Happy New Year 2016. Our […]
Christmas Eve It’s 6.30am, Christmas Eve, and I’m sitting in my little office in my pink dressing gown, trying to be creative. I’ve already done Facebook, ticking a few likes, saying Happy Christmas to my ‘friends’ and ignoring loads of nuisance adverts. But I’m amazed at the hundreds of readers that have shown an interest […]
It’s time for a Mulled Wine recipe! Oh, how I love this time of year! The smell of smoke from our neighbour’s fire, the early dusk that allows you wander around your streets, peeping in at everyone’s choice of fairy-lights before they’ve closed their curtains. The warm, spicy aroma steaming out of the Mulled Wine recipe. […]
Party Time Food for sharing with family and friends – finger food, buffet food – food to prepare ahead.
Decadent Chocolate Dessert recipe – Christmas is coming and I’ve given you two for the price of one of deliciously decadent chocolate dessert recipes.