Spring vegetable soup and stuffed portobello mushrooms

It has been a hectic week and I had very little time to think about food. I have cooked what was in my fridge, larder and freezer hardly leaving the house. Today I made a conscious effort to actually go outside and take a proper lunch. I walked past the veg monger and saw that … Continue reading

Goats cheese and spinach stuffed lemon sole

This bank holiday weekend we had a friend visiting. It is so nice when it is possible to have loads of time to catch up, cook and eat lots of lovely food and going out. When I have friends visiting it is the only time when I actually get around, a bit like a tourist. An omelette … Continue reading

Asparagus and green peppercorn soup

I adore to pick produce from the allotment and nothing ever tastes as good as when picked and cooked within an hour! Most of the seeds are now down, the onions have come up and the broad beans are flowering. It should be time next weekend to get some plants and when they are in … 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