Monthly Archives: September 2007

Wild Apple and Hawthorn Sauce

I have been very slack at hunter gathering this summer, but as autumn comes into its own , the hedges are a flame with rosehips ( I will be making some rosehip syrup again some great recipes from last year … Continue reading

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Aubergine Garlic Yogurt and Parsley Dip

A saturday night in by myself and time to get good and garlicky ( while the boyfriend climbs moutains on stag do ) I was slow baking some lamb , most of which will be going in the freezer , … Continue reading

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Beefsteak Fungus with Green Beans and Horseradish

The woods were alive with dripping beefsteak fungus this weekend not much else though. Slices just like meat I have cooked with it before sliced and fried in a pan its a strong taste and protein rush, last year I … Continue reading

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Cabbage & Chickpea soup

The flight home gave me a viscious cold , so made some hearty soup using a tasty cabbage from my vegebox . The vegebox has challenged me a great deal over the past year with cabbages . Thought they did … Continue reading

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Cucumber Tomato Chickpeas Flat Leaf Parsley Salad & Flatbread

I cleary got all inspired by the bread in Turkey and though I have baked loaves and pizza bases before , I have never got around to making a flat bread so thought I would have a go and broke … Continue reading

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New Season Apples

After posting about all the lovely food in Turkey I was a bit sad to come back to the UK & getting stuck back into work . Apple, Watercress ,Rocket Peccorino and Toasted Walnut Salad With the prospect of a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays In Turkey – Something Fishy

Our last day before a scary 2am flight we had our final tour of the lovely town we had been staying in Dalyan ,situted on a river delta where they filmed The African Queen I swimming in sea lake and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays In Turkey – Slow Baked

If the kebab is the quick cook food then it is perfect that the country should also have some delicious slow cooked dishes. One restaurant even cooked then in large terracota clay pots broken open at the table , bit … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays in Turkey – Kebab anyone ?

When is a kebab not a kebab? I never knew before there were so many different types of kebabs but a week in Turkey is highly educational , from the first day a delicious cast iron pot served an Anatolian … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays in Turkey – Mezes

Turkish Bread Always slightly different sometimes a massive flat bread puffed from the oven and served with , garlic butter , or finely grated goats cheese , sometimes “village bread” dense disks the size of my hand .Often the bread … Continue reading

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