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: Vegetables and Fruit
I love the big portabello mushrooms we get in the vegebox. They are lovely make just seasoned and grilled in a cob. This time I decided to do a little extra with them by stuffing them. You could use sausage … Continue reading
In a desperate attempt to get this baby out we have been eating a lot of spicy food, but I decided to give our tummies a bit of a break and made something with some stodge I am loathe to … Continue reading
Prior to my pregnancy I didn’t really like ice cream, I aways felt a bit to creamy and I preferred sorbet or an ice lolly but since getting pregnant I am happily obsessed with ice cream. Taking every opportunity to … Continue reading
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
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
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