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: March
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
I took a little trip around Nottingham Market this weekend, under orders to buy a “happy” chicken for Sunday Lunch. All of the vegetable stalls had large bunches of British Watercress which for me is a sure sign, alongside the … 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
There is a new stall in Nottingham Market , with cow skin , goat feet, chicken feet and hearts. It really reminded my of Morrocan markets ( though lacking the goats heads) No pictures yet taking a camera out in … Continue reading
I have been wanting to make something like this ever since I started getting big mushrooms in the vegebox, they are lovely simply roasted but they don’t go very far, but I did remember seeing a mushroom burger stall Sporeboy … Continue reading
Rhubarb… Rhubarb… Rhubarb. Great news that Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb has obtained European Protected Designation of Origin under the EU Commissioners Protected Food Name Scheme joining Melton Mowbray Pork Pies & Stilton Cheese. This scheme covers agricultural products and foodstuffs which … Continue reading
I always like to check out the fish stalls at Nottingham Market, I was looking for Mackerel which are just coming into season. They didn’t have any Mackerel but did have another plentiful shoaling fish from the UK shores. Sprats … Continue reading
Last time I wrote trying to use up Jerusalem Artichokes it was a cooked gratin with leeks and breadcrumbs. As another mountain arrives in the vegebox, this time I wanted to try then raw, unlike potatoes these nutty crunchy vegetables … Continue reading