Monthly Archives: July 2009

Roasted Field Mushrooms

These were made by my lovely boyfreind , salty garlicky goodness 4 large mushrooms1 small white onion finely chopped2 cloves of garlic grated4 tinned anchovies finely choppedHandful of grated parmesanHerbs de provencePepper Soften the onions and garlic in a pan … Continue reading

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Salmon wrapped in Prosciutto with Broad Brean , Courgette and Fennel Salad.

Salmon wrapped in Prosciutto with Broad Brean , Courgette and Fennel Salad. This was Friday nights dinner , broad beans from the vegebox are getting pretty large, once steamed for a few minutes and definitely need peeling , but I … Continue reading

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Chimmichurri Sauce

Definitely not a sauce for those not enamoured of garlic or chilli , Chimichurri is a delicious green sauce or marinade from South America that I can feel doing me good as I eat it . Delicious with chargrilled BBQ … Continue reading

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July Salads

Thought I better balance out my meat fest post with some evidence  that I am still getting my five a day with plenty of lovely seasonal foods from the garden and vegebox Broad Bean , Butter Beans , Tarragon and … Continue reading

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Hamper for a Camper from Natoora

I recently  got offered  a hamper from Natoora .  Hampers sometimes bring up thoughts of tinned spam and Quality Street,  but this is another league offering delicious Continental and English seasonal food, meat cheese , wine and fresh vegetables boxes,  … Continue reading

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Feeding the masses

A few weeks ago I went for dinner with my boss and one of our advisors , Dave, after a couple of glasses of wine Dave mentioned a conference  his university were running and invited us to the fringe event … Continue reading

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GW Dundas Butchers My Local Food Hero

G w Dundas 25 Main Street, Breaston, Derby 01332 872 133 I pretty much swore when I moved in with LBF that I would reduce his carnivore instincts. However,  I had not reckoned on the power of GW Dundas and … Continue reading

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BBQ Lambs Liver with red onions , parsley and lemon

Who knew anyone could be more infectiously enthusiastic about seasonal food than Hugh Fearnley Whittigstall and then the BBC finds Valentine Warner a self confessed glutton for fresh seasonal food. A man whose eyes and mouth widen constantly at the … Continue reading

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Courgette Fritatta

A couple of months ago we planted some tiny courgette plants, I have watched them survive a major aphid and caterpillar attack , seen flowers grow and wilt and finally they are   large enough to eat. I wanted a supper … Continue reading

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Lettuce, Lentil, Bacon and Walnut Salad

Back from camping and after a quick scope round the garden hungry for lunch. Surprisingly some  bacon leftover from camping fry ups and for some pretend healthiness a little salad. There was only a little lettuce left in the bottom … Continue reading

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