Category Food

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…

Cockwomble

I bought the boys naughty chocolate for their Christmas stockings earlier this year. They’ve been hidden in my knicker drawer safe and secure for a couple of months. No-one would venture there. Now you’d expect this to be cheap low…

Pie

Whenever we have a roast dinner we nearly always make a pie afterwards to use up the leftovers. In my mind this is better than the roastie itself. No two are ever the same. We’ll use leftover meat and veg…

Quiche

I’m never going to win any awards for food photography am I? I struggle with getting pastry neatly in the tin. But my homemade quiche is tasty enough for my boys to reques it again and again. This is a…