Category Food

Crab Apples

Now being a person that likes activities that involve grubbing around I love foraging. While litter picking in the park the other day I spotted that a familiar crab apple tree was bursting with fruit. I made up my mind…

Tomato and Marmite Risotto

Our tomato production levels have definitely reached what would be described as a glug. There are way more than we can eat without turning an orangey-red colour. But we’re giving it a go. I’m looking for ways in which they…

Two Step Sauces

Now I normally cook from scratch but sometimes I can’t be arsed. There! Say it as it is. The only problem is that I’m not over fussed about supermarket ready meals. They’re literally not to my taste, often expensive in…

Beetroot Brownies

Just because you think you don’t like a foodstuff  it’s worth trying it  cooked or prepared in a different way.  You may surprise yourself.  I can’t bear celery most of the time but will happily eat it when it has…

Scrumped Crumble

A post filled with naughtiness today. I went over to the allotment yesterday to dig up our paltry harvest of onions before the forecast rain set in. On the way back I picked some blackberries that are growing wild on…

The Triffid

Earlier this year we took a load of the compost that we’d made at home up to the allotment. All sorts go in there but alas I still haven’t lured in a family of slowworms. Give it time! As well…