Category Archives: Cooking

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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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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All day smoke out…

I’ve been quiet for far too long, I have a list of excuses but I won’t be boring you with them.  The garden proved to throw out some awesome things at the end of the summer, just when I was … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cupcakes

It’s been a busy old month of weddings and hen parties.  This recipe here is from the latest of the hen parties – hence the pinkness and some slightly unsavoury confetti littering the table.  There aren’t a huge amount of … Continue reading

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Stuff the Rain, I’m making Ice Cream

If the weather won’t prove that it’s summer, I’ll just have to trick myself into believing it is and somehow achieve that nice warm summery glow. So first stop to this trickery was to make some ice cream, then to … Continue reading

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Get It While It’s Hot

With only a couple of weeks left of the Asparagus season you don’t want to miss out on the delicious freshness of the home grown stuff.  Go to a greengrocer where it’s likely to be fresher than the supermarket and … Continue reading

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