Seasonal Spring Lamb, Unseasonal Weather – Is That Right?

It’s been another scorcher today, with blazing sunshine and gloriously clear blue skies. This unseasonal weather has thrown my body clock right out, I can tell you. I’m thinking I’m in the middle of high summer, not mid-spring. Please don’t…

In the Pink

Deliciously tart and comforting like a hug, Rhubarb is surely one of the feel-good foods. Just look at it – food this beautiful has got to lift your mood. It tastes fabulous on it’s own, simply sweetened with sugar, but…

Two Ingredients, One Light Brunch

Simmered purple sprouting broccoli, poached egg with a soft and creamy yolk, a sprinkling of sea salt, eaten in the garden late morning on a sunny bank holiday Monday. Perfect. Tweet

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

This beautiful vegetable has a much more delicate flavour than standard broccoli and it’s in season right now. It just needs light cooking and is delicious simply steamed, boiled or even stir-fried. The leaves, heads and stalks are all edible…

A New Season

It’s been lovely and sunny the past few days and as I type I can see the rays streaming through gaps in the blinds. Daffodils are growing in abundance and it’s getting lighter and warmer day by day. According to…