Author Archives: Laura Fyfe

The Life of Rowan

Rowan trees are everywhere.  I didn’t know what they were until my mum pointed them out to me this year and now I can’t stop seeing them all over the place.   This is what they look like: When I … Continue reading

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Panzanella-esque Salad

Now that the sun is out and the garden is planted I’m in the mood for some fresh deliciousness.  What I find exciting about this recipe is that in a couple of months I’ll be able to pick almost all … Continue reading

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The Garden got Planted

This year I took it upon myself to nominate James as head of gardening.  There were moments when I wasn’t entirely sure anything was going to materialise, but lo and behold last Friday a box full of delicious plug plants … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs (salted caramel)

While I was training at catering college (in about 2007) I was shown how to make Easter eggs and I thought to myself – “Wow, that’s easy, I’m totally going to make them every year.”  Well…  This is the first … Continue reading

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Sourdough Pizza

Four months ago I did a step by step feature for the lovely Jamie Magazine on how to make sourdough.  This left me with a brilliant little starter dough which has fuelled an obsession with all things bread related.  Here’s … Continue reading

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A Touch of SE1 in the Massif Central

The Auberge de Chassignolles Unravelling the spiderweb of SE1’s food mafia has been quite a slow process for me, akin to a small child learning to piece together a jigsaw puzzle, the final piece only slotted in on a recent … Continue reading

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Membrillo

Now this is a great thing to make on a gloomy rainy autumn Saturday – you need a couple of quinces, some sugar and a good dose of patience.  You also want to be doing something else while you’re making … Continue reading

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