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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Category Archives: Grains and Pulses
Tagine are traditionally slow-braised at low temperature, ate mounds of them during a holiday in Marrakech , usually I will cook a tagine in the slow cooker, usually using something that favours a long cook, mutton or rabbit. But this … Continue reading
This is definitely not a normal August dish but as I write this it is grey and drizzling, feels more like Autumn and I definitely need warming food. Juicy sausages with earthy pinto beans slow cooked til rich and sticky. … 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
After a lovely roast chicken last weekend , I put the bones covered with water into the slow cooker on low for 4 hours resulting in a lovely rich chicken stock that screamed risotto. As a main ingredient I was … 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
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
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
Someone confided to me at a music festival recently “I’ve only got a day left, so I am trying to plan which food stands to try. I don’t want to miss out.” Later someone else admitted that they were experiencing … Continue reading
Massive cooked breakfasts are off the menu at the moment , cooking them for 40 people at a time has made me rather non-plussed about sausages or bacon. But most especially on a bank holiday weekend I want to enjoy … Continue reading