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: June 2010
Marinading Salmon is so simple and makes a perfect starter, you can use whole sides of salmon or fillets. There are plenty of elderflower recipes around I have made cordial already this year, am steeping my own elderflower vodka at … Continue reading
I used to be very impressed by people who made meringue, a freind of mine used to whip them up for parties and I always gazed in awe, until she told me how easy they are. Best of all the … Continue reading
The 23rd of June was my birthday it was also some very important first round England Match I should say upfront my knowledge of the World Cup is limited to. 1.It’s taking place in South Africa2.A footballer slept with another … Continue reading
Harira is the traditional soup of Morocco, often eaten the end of the fast of Ramadan, it features small amounts of meat, rice , lentils chickpeas and plenty of spice This dish has featured on my blog twice before usually … Continue reading
Pizza bianca refers to a pizza without tomato sauce which is wonderful for Spring in England , when the tomato crop is still a few months away. A little while ago I saw a BBC recipe for a pizza topped … Continue reading
During my time long distance commuting my lovely boyfreind was very good to me, preparing dinner most nights. Now I have more time at home, I am doing a pretty good impression of a housewife. For this dish I decided … Continue reading
More hunks of meat on the BBQ , it’s the rampant carnivore boyfriends’ fault. For the first time in a long time he got off work early and chose the meat at the butchers – he picked a shoulder of … Continue reading
First thing yesterday morning I braved the torrential rain to check if any new free ranging asparagus shoots had appeared on a canal bank. Happily several more had appeared amid the rainy deluge. You can see how this free-ranging version … Continue reading
Since I discovered Korean Red Pepper paste Gochujang for Korean Ribs , I have been craving its heady mix sweet hot salty and spicy. Trimmings from Fridays ribs seemed perfect for a Sunday evening self assembly meal. The spicy grilled … Continue reading
Charity Shops they outnumber the other shops on my high street but I cannot resist them for books and odd bits of glass. My latest excellent find is John Maddens Ultimate Tailgating .For the uninitiated Tailgating is the American practice … Continue reading