IT’S SQUASH TIME. Eating seasonally is a fairly simple and brilliantly tasty way of maintaining some connection with the natural world when reluctantly living in the city and hopping from the central heating of home to the oppressive heat of public transport to the air con of the artificially lit […]
Autumn | Meals
Nights are drawing in and sometimes you just have to settle in with something warming and comforting. Find yummy seasonal recipes here.
I am so impressed with this pesto! It came about because we currently have a glut of wholewheat spaghetti (I’m not complaining) and had gleaned some lovely young kale from Clapham Common Bandstand Beds (check out more on my growing fun here). What would be just the ticket to bring it […]
Finally. The Cold is here. Sun bright and low, and that fresh chill that makes your nose run and cheeks rosy. There’s even reports of frost if you get up early enough and don’t live in an always-slightly-toastier-than-everywhere-else bubble of urban sprawl. Hurrah. The cool is invigorating and my ears […]
This risotto combines some of the best bits of Christmas eats. Minus the chocolates, mince pies, brandy butter and that lot, of course. But it does have chestnuts, squash, sprouts, lardons and a load of gloopy, comforting warmth to boot. Naming credit: Jas at work. I had suggested ‘Festive Risotto’ […]
I’m pretty sure you don’t need me to sing the praises of macaroni cheese to convince you that it is A Good Thing. But here I go anyway: it’s warm, comforting, gooey, carby, a little salty and creamy with a crunch on top. Make it, enjoy it and go back for […]