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: Meat
It seems a bit wrong to be eating steamed puddings in July but the weathers been pretty odd and I really need some comfort food at the moment to power me through hours of breastfeeding and nappy changing. Nicks’ parents … 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
This recipe is I am afraid a shameless rip off of Stewed founder Alan Rosenthals take on Khoresht fesenjan, a Persian Chicken Stew made with pomegranate molasses and walnuts ( previously reproduced by Niamh at Eat Like a Girl ) … Continue reading
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean I want to give up big Sunday roast joint ( if only for the leftovers) . In summer though, out go the vegetables and in come the lighter salad ingredients . This weekend we … Continue reading
I was wittering away to someone on the phone about how I had adopted the East Midlands – leaving behind my south-western ways since heading up here to be with Nick . To be honest that fact that the produce … Continue reading
Firstly now is actually not the best time to buy wild Rabbit ,from April they are busy breeding and feeding their young . However this is little wild bunny has been in my freezer for a couple of months, a … Continue reading
This weekend I am planting up the herb and salad planters, building on the success of the sorrel last year some new things for this burnet, garlic chives and lovage. Depending on weather I may nip out for a quick … Continue reading
As a family we went to Devon every summer for two weeks. Yes, Children of the Modern age, back in the 1970s/80s you had one holiday a year, to the same self-catering place, with no TV , intermittent hot water. … Continue reading
This was lunch for the family , Nick working from home , and my mum on a stopover from York to Bristol bearing gifts of purple sprouting broccoli , kale and from my aunt Lizzie Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb – recipes … Continue reading
Frugality suits me I am never happier than when tracking down an ingredients bargain or using up leftovers. About 50% of conversations with my mum are about recent butchers/grocery bargains or creative meals with leftovers. Brisket is one of those … Continue reading