How I long for marmalade time. There is little to cheer us in January; the house looks bare without the Christmas decorations, now packed away for another year. The weather is at best cold at worse grey and foul. Easter seems so far away. For me, there is one high point though, and that is January… Continue reading Marmalade Time Again
It is so cold outside as the 'Beast from the East' - the current weather front ripping through Britain is called - the sub-zero temperatures mean to the stove I head. Weeks like these demand nourishing, hot, tasty food for top-to-toe warmth. Top of the list - because it is a dish you can stick in… Continue reading It is Cold Outside
Loving this new recipe for Roast Butternut Squash, this one with a great sprinkling of curry and brown sugar for caramelisation. This recipe imparts deep flavour and a gorgeous texture for a Butternut, or in fact any kind of squash or pumpkin. Use the cooked squash in curries, with pasta or risotto or even cold in… Continue reading New Recipe: Curried Roast Butternut Squash.
Through my food writing, I have for several years been campaigning for poor maligned British Gooseberries. The sharp, hairy berry fell out of favour some time back with the blame at the feet of those which gained in popularity, namely, the super-food styled Blueberry. Well, I think my whining paid off (though I am not… Continue reading Great British Gooseberries