Becky a 30 something old Brit , living in Nottingham,UK. Though this blog and I started our lives in Bristol nearly 10 years ago.
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: April 2009
Not only is it the new asparagus season but the first new potatoes are appearing from Cornwall . With thin papery skins , sweet and delicious they soak up dressing . This is a dish you will want to eat … Continue reading
So foraging is not only trendy but is big business, The Guardian reports and you cannot turn the TV or open the newspaper without someone extolling the virtues of wild garlic or by their other name Ransoms. Wild Garlic has … Continue reading
Yesterday was just about my ideal day , delcious breakfast, long walk full of the joys of spring; lambs skipping everywhere , meadows full of flowers ,picnic in the sunshine . To finish off the perfect day it had to … Continue reading
For a seasonal blogger I probably should be excumunicated from the blogsphere for making a Chinese style duck breast on St Georges Day . Because as every British foodie will tell you the 23rd of April , St Georges Day … Continue reading
I don’t think I have ever used five spice before but it was a delicously rich and in depth. . Five spice is made from “Chinese cinnamon” , cassia buds, powdered star anise and anise seed, ginger root, and ground … Continue reading
Slight delay in posting this from Easter weekend . We had bought these rabbits and few weeks ago in Nottingham and it was too tempting to cook rabbit for Easter so on Bank Holiday Monday I made a wild rabbit … Continue reading
Today went for a little walk along the canal watching the baby ducks play and two moorhens fight off a marauding coot . I wanted to get plenty of wild herbs for a rabbit pie fortunately I found plenty of … Continue reading
About a month ago we went to The Longshaw Estate run by the National Trust. It has as most National Trust sites do a tea shop. While these tea shops have expanded their ranges in the last few years into … Continue reading
Lamb Steaks with Warm salad of Purple Sprouting Broccoli and new Potatoes dressed with lemon, garlic and anchovies
These lovely Lamb steaks were suppose to be cooked in the camping stove in lovely rural Derbyshire , but it was insanely cold and with a predicted frost and rain we had to give up and dig the car out … Continue reading