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 […]
Winter | Meals
Settle in with a comforting and warming winter recipe.
The main shed on the croft we’ve been staying at whilst WWOOFing is a place of wonder. It has that pleasant musty shed smell and there are spades and shovels; jam jars of screws and nails; a box of gardening gloves of all sizes – some long separated from their […]
Sometimes only a pie will do. When it’s cold and wet and still February, only a pie will do. Although technically this pie is a stew with a pastry lid (see: Proper Good Pies), this little delight absolutely did the trick. I spied some knobbly Jerusalem artichokes on the local organic […]
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 […]