Category Food

Rhubarb

Rhubarb crown number three has gone in at the allotment. It’s not rocket science. You just dig a shallow hole, chuck in a handful of fish, blood and bone fertiliser, pop in the crown and cover its knobbly part. The…

Daily Dal

Many years ago I was driving between my visits around Devon’s lanes. There was a recipe spot on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Meera Sodha was cooking a favourite family recipe of masoor dal, a spicy lentil dish with lots…

The Weekly Shop

I’ve found this old photo to illustrate today’s post. It’s not a weekly shop but shows a time when Louis and I went to buy the snacks for his junior school disco . Bless him! He was pushing every kid’s…

Risotto

I like to make a risotto. Not only it is a cheap and tasty meal but it also gives its creator the opportunity to get a bit tipsy whilst all that stirring is going on. What’s a girl to do…

Marmite

Noooooo!  I’d nearly run out and we can’t be having that. So Marmite was on my shopping list last week.  I bought the most generous jar available as those poxy little ones don’t last five minutes in this house. That’s…

Oranges

Allegedly oranges are not the only fruit but there’s certain a lot of them in our home. Hot Stuff has taken our bulk buying to a different level. He’s bought a box of huge oranges that came direct from a…