Category Food

Curry and Naan

We have a wonderful book describing how to make Indian food by Dan Toombs called ‘The Curry Guy‘. The food tastes just like the stuff that you get in restaurants. It’s great for batch cooking and the recipes are absolutely…

Coca Alicantina

I can’t let Veganuary go unmarked without sharing a meat and dairy free recipe. I’d eat a little more this way if I could find more veggie dishes that both my boys liked. They’re both fussy eaters but with different…

Fish Pie

I’m going to get all boasty now and say that I am famous around these parts for my fish pie. Well I am among my friends anyway and there’s also a local chef who’d like my recipe. It’s one of…

Maldon Sea Salt

Given that I was brought up there I reckon that I might just be able count myself an Essex girl. It’s one of the most maligned of places.  But those of us who hale from there are not all orange…

First Crop

When I wrote my Janus post on 1 January I suggested that I had exciting things to reveal. So let’s start to let the cat out of the bag a paw at a time. We have an allotment and we…

Cookbooks

I used to own a shedload of cookbooks but over the years they’ve been culled. More and more I found that I was going online to look up recipes. I didn’t use them so much in paper form. But some…