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Wild garlic is commonly found in wooded areas, often growing amongst bluebells. The plants, which belong to the allium family are easy to recognise (the pics above hopefully help) but any doubt you may have is quickly erased when you snap one of the … Continue readingby Monique May 1, 2013
Just about everyone I know loves this Claudia Roden inspired recipe. It is an exemplary cake and pudding: fragrant with a slightly bitter note, moist and so easy to make. What’s not to like? It works really well with clementines … Continue readingby Monique January 30, 2013
Really delicious, much fruitier and with a more interesting texture I think. They beat traditional mince pies – which can be a bit of ‘sandy’ mouthful - hands down! These ‘mince pies with a twist’ were originally inspired by a quince Bakewell … Continue readingby Monique December 13, 2012
This time of year it is impossible to be unmoved by the sight of abundant produce at local farmers’ market: plums, greengages, the last blackberries, courgettes, aubergines, the first English apples such as Discovery and Worcester Pearmain and ofcourse mushrooms. … Continue readingby Monique September 17, 2012
This is a real crowd pleasure, dead easy to make and works beautifully with (even not so great) peaches. And a great summer to autumn pudding. This is what you need: 4 ripe peaches punnet of blackberries (or blueberries or … Continue readingby Monique August 28, 2012
I know the margins vary slightly depending on producer prices, but the overall picture is very clear: bottled water is more expensive than milk … in fact … Continue readingby Monique July 25, 2012
I was really excited last year to come across a sizeable area of wild garlic chive plants in our local, urban, wood. The season for wild garlic was coming to an end soon and I had all but given up hope of being able … Continue readingby Monique May 25, 2012
If you like ‘fresh’, ‘zesty’ and ‘texture’ this is for you! Really quick and easy to make and works a treat with frozen peas until fresh peas are in season in June. You could try substituting the dill with mint … Continue readingby Monique May 6, 2012
Just about everyone I know loves this Claudia Roden inspired recipe. It is an exemplary cake and pudding: fragrant with a slightly bitter note, moist and so easy to make. What’s not to like? It works really well with clementines … Continue readingby Monique April 23, 2012
One for the Easter weekend … or any other weekend whilst we wait for the weather to warm up sufficiently to get the BBQ out. A boneless shoulder of lamb is ideal for roasting very slowly at low temperature: it … Continue readingby Monique April 8, 2012Next Page »