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
This is the first year Emily has been big enough to be able to ask what kind of cake she wanted. The answer was an instant “Gruffalo” . After some googling a 3D cake seemed rather out of my skill-set and with … Continue reading
Poor poor neglected blog it’s like that pet that you have before you have a child and then completely ignore. Except my blog doesn’t start scratching the furniture and weeing in my shoes, it just sits their forlornly with occasional requests … Continue reading
Two years ago some new things came into my life. A slow cooker , a pressure cooker and a baby. The first two have definitely made it easier coping with the latter. A pressure cooker cooks things very fast when … Continue reading
More magic from the slow-cooker, so easy I don’t even sear the meat, never needed to, all the ingredients thrown in first thing in the morning and after even the worst day a delicious meal. I really love Lamb but … Continue reading
It’s got very cold, so the slow cooker is on overdrive. No soggy brown stews here, I need stickiness and spice. Beef ribs are something you never see in supermarkets so you need to visit a butcher. I hit the … Continue reading
I managed to write two blog posts last year. Truly pathetic and when I look at what other people have accomplished pretty shaming. But work has been busy, so busy I have failed to take even half my annual leave … Continue reading
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