Category Archives: March

Rabbit with Mustard , Leek and Wild Garlic Sauce

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

Posted in March, Meals, Meat, Season, Spring, Wild Food | 6 Comments

Lamb and Chickpea Balls with Watercress and Radish Salad

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

Posted in Lamb, March, Meat, Salads, Spring | 2 Comments

Watercress , Smoked Mackerel and Celeriac Salad

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

Posted in March, Salads, Spring, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Kipper Kedgeree

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

Posted in Fish, Grains and Pulses, March, Spring, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Curried Goat with Rice and Peas

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

Posted in Casseroles, Curries and Chillis, Lamb, March, Meat, Meat , Joints, Steaks and Sausages, Spring | 13 Comments

Mushroom Burger with Spicy Pepper Relish and Celeriac Remoulade

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

Posted in March, Spring | 4 Comments

Forced Rhubarb and Yoghurt Cake

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

Posted in March, Spring | 13 Comments


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

Posted in March, Spring | 1 Comment

Jerusalem Artichoke and Red Onion Salad

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

Posted in March, Spring | 2 Comments

Char sui bau – Spiced Pork Buns

A few weeks ago I made this Slow-cooked Five Spice Pork Shoulder , and although it was moreishly delicious I decided it would have been pork overdose to eat it all straightaway so I popped the shredded leftovers in the … Continue reading

Posted in March, Meals, Pork, Spring | 12 Comments