Liqueur to keep warm on cold winter nights

I didn’t have any time to cook this week until today but I did go to Watasumi for dinner with my friends Thursday. I have been there a few times and every time I find something new that wows me! If you are ever near Trafalgar square in London, make time for this place, to … Continue reading

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Moorish Morston mussels, fresh sea air and the Blakeney starry sky

There is something so soothing and almost mesmerizing about the sea, ever-changing and wonderful air to fill your lungs with and busy waterbirds everywhere, taking off, landing and scrabbling over whatever foods they just found. On the way to Blakeney there was a bit of bad weather, but after the rain the sun came, and with the sunshine the most … Continue reading

October seasonal food & stocking up for winter

It has been one of the most gorgeous October Saturdays for as long as I can remember! The sunshine was really warm and it felt like a treat after a week of mixed rain and sunshine, warm and cold weather! There are still lots of foods growing on the allotment, it is a transition time … Continue reading

Summer liqueurs and the first rhubarb

 The first rhubarb has finally come up after the warm week we had. I didn’t do any crumble but got very excited and promptly set liqueurs for the summer. I did the same last year and it was wonderful to sit outside in the summer evening and sip liqueurs as the sun was setting. I … Continue reading

Rhubarb Liqueur and spring planting

As it finally is getting a little bit warmer it is time for planting! Well, winter still seems to linger with the odd frosty morning but the onions are looking amazing, the garlic and the winter broad beans as well. Potatoes has gone in and fingers crossed it won’t get too cold for them.   … Continue reading