Becky a 30 something old Brit , living in Nottingham,UK, Though this blog and I started our lives in Bristol.
I love to cook with seasonal fresh and often wild ingredients from foraged ingredients from the city and country.
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Monthly Archives: September 2009
This was a definite result a sticky brown sauce from dates and caramalised onions and the meat from the shanks falls off the bone . Lovely with mashed potatoes or some fluffy cous cous. Slow Cooked Spiced Lamb Shanks with … Continue reading
Simple is good , and you couldn’t get any simpler than last nights dinner , brown crab with lemon mayonnaise and crusty bread. It has been years since I had whole fresh crab and they have been calling to me … Continue reading
A few months ago we visit the National Trusts Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire , we took the opportunity of visiting Hardwick Park Farm run by Richard and Clare Aldis as part National Trusts share farmers on the estate the rare … Continue reading
I thought that BBQ season was over but yesterday it was so hot and sunny , we had BBQ grazing food Razor Clams with chorizo and garlic Smokey Sardines Figs with ham and goats cheese Each course smallish bites cooked … Continue reading
I knew I was getting old when despite the warm weather at Green Man I abstained from my usual cider and developed an obsession Tea and Cake stall- Cafe Dish who could resist tea in a proper up scones, ginger … Continue reading
I have been laying down the stocks of wild autumn fruits , the fruits of a little foraging, some of my tips for a little feminine foraging Foraging for wild fruits is fun if a little injurous , why do … Continue reading
Stations in England are not known as destination for good food true outisde of London it’s Upper Crust and Mcdonalds , in London they sometimes stretch to a Pret a Manger or Paul. However St Pancras is the exception I … Continue reading
I am home alone this weekend which means eating , sleeping and after a couple of glasses of wine manic cleaning which leads to clearing out the fridge. I find tarts or quiches are a great way to use up … Continue reading
I went to the market intending to get some lamb shanks or another slow cook meat, for an autumnal meal but by the time I got to the market the weather had turned sunny and bright and I was in … Continue reading