Monthly Archives: July 2008

Mashed Broad Beans with Preserved Lemon & Mint on Walnut Toast

This isn’t just beans on toast , this is organic Riverford broad beans on homeade walnut bread toast …. it was my very tasty lunch , the mashed broad beans would also work really well with pasta I think or … Continue reading

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Steak with New Potato Bean Radish and Onion Salad

Despite all the ridiculous scaremongering from the weather forcasters it was a beautiful evening in the Midlands , I had spent all day alternating between staring at spreadsheets and staring at the sky. At lunchtime tempting the ” Gods of … Continue reading

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Home Made Bread for Home Made Sandwiches

I have been thinking about buying a breadmaker for a while . Bread prices are rocketing and I have become convinced this something I ought to be doing myself . I have been doing more baking recently its been the … Continue reading

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Lavender and Rosemary Lamb Neck Fillet with Seven Bean Salad

Fillets from the neck were not a traditional British butcher’s cut but in these days of nose to tail eating finding these more and more often cheaper than steask and better value I think than chops , they are delicious … Continue reading

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Chilled Courgette Soup with Radish and Mint Pesto

Lots of courgettes and radishes in the vegetable box and have a large bunch of mint , I was saving it for Pimms but I don’t think its ever going to be hot enough for that delicious summer drink. I … Continue reading

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Wild Mallard Duck with Balsamic Cherries and Lentils

This wild Mallard Duck has been in the freezer since my trip to Borough Market in March . Corerection it has been in in Nicks freezer since March and he has been nagging me to do something with it . … Continue reading

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Chorizo, Broad Bean , New Potato and Feta Salad with Parsley Mint and Lemon

This is another example of the lovely  Nick pulling out all the stops to get me to blog the food he cooks. This not only tasted fantastic it was so pretty delicious sweet new potatoes and broad beans from the … Continue reading

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Chard , Red Pepper and Fresh Cheese Baked Rolls

Lots of swiss chard in the vegebox and I was thinking about making a chard tart , I had made double shortcrust pastry for the Peach and Cardamom Tart yesterday and had even taken some cheese out of the freezer … Continue reading

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Two Peach and Cardamom Tart

During the week in London I like to walk along to Lower Marsh Street Market its very small just a few fruit and vegetable stalls . So far I have picked up some tasty asparagus and apples. Last week, I … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh Lamb with Grilled Salads

The   second Sunday of the month  Bristol Slow Food Market which we are steadily eating our way through  this week from the Thoroughy Wild Meat Company , from the Somerset Salt Marshes, these lambs graze on coastal salt marshes … Continue reading

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