Tuscan-Style Soup

Tuscan Style Bean Soup

I know it’s summer and it should be all sunshine and blue skies, maxi dresses and sandals, but I must confess I’ve really enjoyed the rain we’ve had on and off over the past week. Don’t get me wrong, I do love the hot sunny weather, but I just find the rain so therapeutic; it makes me feel nostalgic and dreamy. I took great pleasure in walking back to the station from the office on Friday evening, looking out from under my blue paisley umbrella at the smokey grey sky as the rain pitter-pattered down. Read post

The Tail End for the Cook

Oxtail 1

Despite the name, these days oxtail doesn’t necessarily come from an ox, it can come from any beef cattle. The name is, however, reflective of the part of the animal it comes from: the tail. But don’t let this put you off; it’s incredibly tasty and meaty and if you didn’t know what it was […]