I spent the start of February in the highlands of Scotland with my family. Rather than the warm glow of a February sun indicating that Spring is round the corner we were blasted with arctic air and snowed in. I love snow though and getting to spend a full week with my family and watching … More In Season February
I don’t make biscuits often enough. I love biscuits and never buy so need to make them more. With Rowan getting older it is wonderful to start to get him involved in cooking. He will mix things for a little and then try to fling it all over the kitchen but it is a start … More Vegan Tahini Cookies
There are some meals that I make which make me so proud, this is one of them. Not only does it taste amazing but all of the vegetables on top are homegrown. I wanted to make something that celebrated them and didn’t loose their wonderful flavour, making them into a croustade seemed like the perfect … More Pea, Chard and Feta Croustade
In the summer light and fresh cakes are perfect with a cup of tea or homemade elderflower cordial (recipe coming soon!). This orange and poppy seed cake is incredibly simple to make and very quick, perfect for when you have people coming round last minute. If you find your oranges are difficult to zest for … More Orange and Poppy Seed Cake
The heat wave is looking to continue into the start of July. The perfect opportunity to enjoy some locally grown produce in fresh beautiful salads. I love adding fresh fruit into salads too such as cherries and strawberries. Fruit in Season – July Bilberries Blueberries Cherries Gooseberries Greengage Loganberries Raspberries Redcurrants Strawberries Vegetables in Season … More In Season – July
Rowan is now 7 months old so we have been on our weaning adventure for a whole month! There have been ups and downs, but mainly ups! I do think we have been really lucky with how much Rowan likes food. He now eats meals with us most nights. He really quickly stopped pushing Food … More Weaning Wednesday – 7 months old!
I am loving beautifully spiced food at the moment. Especially anything that contains ginger, it is my favourite spice at the moment. This carrot dhal is a really quick and easy dinner to make yet still hearty. I served it with brown rice, coconut yoghurt, roasted cauliflower and Indian pickles such as brinjal, lime pickle … More Carrot Dhal