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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Monthly Archives: October 2010
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
Carrot Cake is a favourite of mine , I have a recipe that works everytime rich and moist sometimes I add poppyseeds , cardamon or apricot . The carrot keeps cakes moist and sweet, a few times I have … Continue reading
As I was busy peeling shallots for the coq au vin I remembered the pickled shallots I made this Spring, only when I went to search for the recipe did I realise I had forgotten to blog them. It has … Continue reading
It’s all gone a bit french round here , but when the vegebox had a big bag of shallots and a box of chestnut mushrooms the first thing I thought was coq au vin. A chicken casserole characterised by simmered … 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
One of the greatest meals I ever ate was a slow roasted piece of Welsh belly pork . Though incredibly simple, it was the first meal my boyfreind and I ever cooked together. It was November and we were staying … Continue reading
Weekends this time of year need to include striding knee deep in piles of golden autumn leaves and returning to steaming bowls of soup . Even better if the soup matches the leaves. I am always so happy to see … Continue reading
I was having my usual scope of the fish counter this week slowly ticking off the things I cannot have because they are not sustainable, beginning to think I probably shouldn’t have anything and am almost certain to turn vegetarian … Continue reading
Lovely weekend walk , bright and sunny autumn sunshine and in the middle of the pasture a troop of Fields Blewits. A couple of years ago I picked up a 1970s edition of Jane Grigson’s Mushroom Feast in which Jane … 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