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: June 2011
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
The greengrocers have gluts of cherry tomatoes on sale at the moment. It was just as well I got a lot since at least didn’t make it home as I snacked on them during the walk home most of a … Continue reading
This time of year it’s hard not to go a bit wild in the greengrocers , eating seasonally means having to spend large parts of the year eating a lot of leeks, parsnips, carrots and cabbages. Lovely but them but … Continue reading
For a bargain joints you really cannot beat a gammon hock ( smoked or unsmoked) less than £2 a piece. They do need some slow low cooking to ensure the flakiest meat and rich stock. In winter you can use … Continue reading
A number of months ago I wrote about the builders getting through mounds of cake while fixing my snag list and my foolproof 175 cake. recipe which can be adapted for a range of ingredients and had received many compliments … 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
I have tried not to witter on too much about my pregnancy since posting our news in December . I get that it is not as interesting for anyone else as it is for me. I do dimly remember a … Continue reading
On Saturday I took the quick train journey from Nottingham to Burton on Trent , .Once the heart of brewing for the UK, brewery buildings still dominate the town but the yeasty smell in the air is more often attributable … Continue reading