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: June
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 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
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
I am determined to master filleting fish, it’s one of those skills that once mastered makes you look wholly professional. Thanks to You Tube I can now make a passable effort but I am still too stabby with the knife. … Continue reading
Just a few years ago I would never have considered putting a big joint on the BBQ, scared of serving serving raw meat, that fear meant I stuck to a wide range of burgers, joints of chicken and colourful kebabs. … Continue reading
Marinading Salmon is so simple and makes a perfect starter, you can use whole sides of salmon or fillets. There are plenty of elderflower recipes around I have made cordial already this year, am steeping my own elderflower vodka at … Continue reading