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: Spring
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
When a lovely lady from Morrisons sends you an email saying, “Would you like an Ostrich egg?” the sensible thing to do is to think calmly and rationally about what are going to do with the equivalent to 24 hens … Continue reading
Last year I made the quintisenital Spring dish a Wild Garlic Risotto with St Georges Mushrooms . The mushrooms won’t appear for another few weeks so until then I am contenting myself with a simple risotto made with a wild … Continue reading
Firstly now is actually not the best time to buy wild Rabbit ,from April they are busy breeding and feeding their young . However this is little wild bunny has been in my freezer for a couple of months, a … 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
Smiths Smokery Market stall at West Bridgford Farmers Market this weekend Smiths a family-run business first started catching eels on the East Coast of England over thirty years ago. For many years their eels were sold live to Billingsgate Market in … Continue reading
This is the final recipe from the Cévennes region following on from Spatchcocked Guinea Fowl with Rosemary and Pancetta Pork , Kale & Chestnut Stew These recipes were provided by the author Rosy Thornton to complement her new fictional work Tapestry … Continue reading