Wild Garlic Recipes Time Again Hurrah. It’s that time of year again when our Wild Garlic leaves are vigorously pushing through the soil in our garden, so I decided to trawl through our cookbooks and the internet for some new Wild Garlic Recipes. Erik is threatening to pinch all the leaves to make Wild Garlic pesto […]
Main course recipes
Spring Chicken Pie for Tea? Dare I believe that Spring is already upon us? Just found a recipe for Spring Chicken Pie, so hopefully Spring is here. We’ve had a good deal of sunshine in Hornsea over the last couple of weeks. Being honest, we have had some rain in between, but that’s good for […]
Fun Food Recipes for a Freezing February. Looking out of my Office window, (well, spare bedroom window really), the sky is the greyest of greys, the trees are even all grey, and to warm me up I’ve been thinking of fun food recipes for a freezing February. It really looks horrible out there, with a few […]
Warm Comfort Food What do we all yearn for on a very cold, freezing day – for me it’s Warm Comfort Food! Still in my dressing gown, I can hear the wind eerily whistling down the North East coast of Yorkshire. So far, snow has not appeared here for some reason, but in odd corners of […]
New Year, New Recipes – Part Two Some of these mouthwatering recipes in New Year, New Recipes – Part Two are about to become the new ‘Comfort Food’ for myself and Erik. Being totally honest, I still long for Sausage and Mash or Spaghetti Bolognese occasionally, but, at the moment, the lighter Mediterranean dishes are wafting their delicious […]
Just sometimes, when I wake up very early and creep into my very cold tiny office, pitch black sky filtering through my voile curtain, I feel the urgent need for comfort food. On goes my computer, bought back to life by my freezing fingers, and comes to my rescue. Look what I discovered this morning […]
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.