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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Author Archives: Becky
Poor neglected blog. The truth is working full time and trying to cram in time with Toddler Em, cook food to eat and try to say more than 3 words a day to Nick, something had to give. But I … Continue reading
We are back to using a vegebox,this time from local Eden Farms, now a vegebox this time of year is pretty root-based the odd leafy cabbage. Beetroot feature heavily but once you have shredded them for salad , made … Continue reading
Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Made easy contains a recipe for a Sri Lankan Beef Smore , a spiced brasied beef dish, she suggests using a beef shoulder meat tied, chuck or brisket. I am always looking for new recipes for brisket … Continue reading
This week Nick was sitting his first exam in more than 20 years. When I asked what he wanted to eat to celebrate the end he said sushi. Visits to conveyor belt restaurants are definitely out with Em – pretty … Continue reading
Whenever I see a bag of strange ingredients I am compelled to buy them , this time barberries, small sour berries a traditional Iranian ingredient for a classic dish Zereshk Polow (Barberry Rice with Chicken) I was dubious that a … Continue reading
Tagine are traditionally slow-braised at low temperature, ate mounds of them during a holiday in Marrakech , usually I will cook a tagine in the slow cooker, usually using something that favours a long cook, mutton or rabbit. But this … Continue reading
That was quite a year , sorry it’s been pretty quiet on the blogging front but Em really has been taking up a lot of time. … Continue reading
This is the time of year when my food photostream turns green , peas and beans. Pea Pesto so deliciously sweet you think you must have added some sugar, add a dash of goats cheese, lemon and mint to the … Continue reading
A quick post to show I am still around and eating. Friday night curry , Lamb with fresh broad beans. Broad Beans are one of my favourite vegetables, and they are just beggining to come into season now, though I … Continue reading