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: July 2010
Walking along the canal bank the other day I spotted some Horseradish growing , it looks a little like dock leaves , but there is a distinctive corkscrew twist to the leaves. I popped back to the house to get … Continue reading
Recently I found a second-hand copy of , “The Man Who Ate Everything” by Jeffrey Steingarten, a collection of essays from 90s written by the former Vogue Food Critic. In one essay on ripeness of fruit, I learnt that dessert … Continue reading
I cannot visit my in-laws this time of year without coming away with a tonne of homegrown goodies. They are on daily Courgette Patrol, necessary to assure no unattended courgettes sneakily achieve marrow status . So we left with a … Continue reading
At the moment GoodFood is screening back to back Nigella Lawson , Nigella Bites and Forever Summer, which is much better watched now than at it’s original screening time in the depths of winter. A scheduling nightmare that caused even … Continue reading
Fattoush, the name sounds like a big hug. This is a Middle-Eastern salad made from mixed vegetables and toasted pitta ( or other flatbreads). It’s a really fantastic recipe, especially if you have left a few slices of pitta bread … Continue reading
My Mum is an amazing cook, she was also until recently a full time family doctor . When I was little she often worked Saturdays and would buy me and my little brother cakes on the way home. In summer … Continue reading
This week a very nice researcher from BBC Nottingham sent me a message , they were doing a piece on foraging and she wondered if I was able to show her some spots in Nottingham that day, where wild berries … Continue reading
Summer berries and currants are now in season. We don’t have any fruit bushes in the garden but wandering along the canal bank yesterday I was really happy to see a few straggly raspberry plants. The fruits were very small … Continue reading
I am determined to master filleting fish, it’s one of those skills that once mastered makes you look wholly professional. Thanks to You Tube I can now make a passable effort but I am still too stabby with the knife. … Continue reading