Monthly Archives: October 2007

Courgette Fritatta

If you are looking for something to do with your pumpkin see my post from last year Death of a Pumpkin Lots of lovely courgettes still appearing in the vegebox and working at home this lunchtime Got a few eggs … Continue reading

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Courgette and Roasted Garlic Linguine

Whenever the oven is going on with a little space I like to pop at the bottom of the oven a tray of skin-on garlic cloves , lightly drizzled in oil . Once cooled I put them in a preserving … Continue reading

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Oyster Mushroom Soup

While I was busy being distracted by gnarly looking autumn roots and manky looking Ink Caps , my weekend guest spotted a small amount of Oyster fungus growing on a stump. Braving brambles and scraping of slugs we salvaged a … Continue reading

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Normal service will be resumed shortly – Falafel

I love cooking , it relaxes me more than anything else but I have to confess there comes a time one a month for a couple of days when I become a disaster in the kitchen, I burn things , … Continue reading

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Amethyst Deceivers

Amethyst deceivers are pretty little purple things , with a scary name only because the white variety look like many other species . You cannot mistake these purple beauties for anything else and they were growing in abundance on the … Continue reading

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Warm Lentil , Butternut Squash , Goats Cheese and Pancetta Salad

I still want to eat salad but it is getting colder now , here is a warm salad for chicken , if you don’t want to eat chicken, can simply cook the lentils in water and white wine. The lentils … Continue reading

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Quick Lamb and Lentil Stew- with Spelt Bread

Ended up going back to my laptop tonight to work late , but took a therapeutic break to pound some bread , though I use the food processor to mix , pounding dough before a 25 minute prove calms me … Continue reading

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Lamb , Bean and Kale Stew

Its getting very cold and the vegebox delivered a whole load of kale and other greens so to ward off any anaemia whipped up this stew/soup using some a little slow baked lamb from the freezer . Doing my best … Continue reading

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Rustic Wild Mushroom , Caramalised Onion Butternut Squash and Goats Cheese Tart

Its definitely autumn there is a real chill in the air and for once I spent Sunday inside clearing out cupboards. Stunningly I have begun Christmas shopping (- thank-you Ebay ) not yet the Christmas cooking though. I never manage … Continue reading

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Breakfast Blackberry Muffins

In a world of goji berries , acai berries and even the ubiquitous blueberry , for me you can’t beat blackberries and there are still a lot around . Also got a lot in the freezer so this morning feeling … Continue reading

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