Wild garlic faggot (a very British dish) for dinner

I went to the butcher and something I have never seen before caught my eye, faggots. I have never seen them before or even heard of them. From my year in the USA I associate the word faggot with something completely different. Needless to say I was so curious I had to buy a couple … Continue reading

Pancetta wrapped prawns and lamb kebabs

I love to barbecue. Our new garden invites to sitting outside, weather permitting and I can’t stop myself at any given opportunity to cook outside! The sun was out the other day and I knew it was barbecue time! I headed to the market and got some lovely king prawns, responsibly sourced and from the … Continue reading

Easy fast food, chorizo with wild garlic and beans

The other day we came home a bit late, we were hungry and I still had some work to do and there was no time for cooking. A quick look in my fridge told me that I had various kinds of tofu, thanks to the lovely M and a pack of organic chorizo picante from … Continue reading

Pasta with wild garlic pesto and chorizo picante

I did a quite large batch of the wild garlic pesto and could not wait to use it! I came home from work a bit later than usual and without too much energy to cook dinner pasta pesto seemed quick and easy. I don’t cook pasta very often but I always have a stash. I … Continue reading

The first asparagus and lamb meatloaf

After two long years of waiting we can finally start to harvest our asparagus that we grow at the allotment! Last year we took a few stems but not many and very carefully. This year there are quite a few and I picked a nice handful today for the very first time. There are more … Continue reading