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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Category Archives: Salads
One of the signs of early labour is something called nesting, women report a strong urge to clean. Nesting is the only practical explanation for I spent the first day of a heatwave vaccuming the house, washing the kitchen floor, … Continue reading
On Friday night I found myself watching the One Show. Chef Jamie Oliver was appearing allowing a gentle back and forth with Observer food critic Jay Rayner about his review of Jamies latest restaurant venture Barbecoa After some gentle ribbing, … Continue reading
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean I want to give up big Sunday roast joint ( if only for the leftovers) . In summer though, out go the vegetables and in come the lighter salad ingredients . This weekend we … Continue reading
I love smoked fish and could happily eat it every day, the smoking gives fish an extra richness delicious in salads, fishcakes , pate. Thanks to Smiths Smokerys’ regular stall at Farmers Markets in the East Midlands , I … Continue reading
This weekend I am planting up the herb and salad planters, building on the success of the sorrel last year some new things for this burnet, garlic chives and lovage. Depending on weather I may nip out for a quick … Continue reading
I took a little trip around Nottingham Market this weekend, under orders to buy a “happy” chicken for Sunday Lunch. All of the vegetable stalls had large bunches of British Watercress which for me is a sure sign, alongside the … Continue reading
Loving these psychedelic purple and orange coleslaws – crunchy autumn alternative to slow- braised red cabbage. This Cabbage Fennel and Apple Slaw is lovely with grilled pork chops or sausages , smoked fish or on a baked potato ( especially … Continue reading
The one vegetable I look forward to every year in celeriac, nicknamed the ugly vegetable it’s thick skin rough , scarred covered in rooty tendrils. But the warty craggy exterior belies bright white flesh with creamy light taste both raw … 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