The Best Dried Chillies!

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordToday I want to introduce you to one of my absolute favourite online food shops, Chillies on the Web, which I am very excited to tell you has just become one of this blog’s sponsors....more

How To Grow Your Own Pink Mushrooms

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordLook at these bad boys!!My darling brother bought me the best present ever. A grow-your-own, pink oyster mushroom kit. For a few years now I have been experiencing the joy of collecting wild mushrooms, much of which is documented on this blog, but growing has not been a part of that hobby. It is now!...more

Toasted Hazelnut Meringues with Spiced Berry-Pear Sauce & Fresh Cream

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Equipment Review: Lodge Logic Cast Iron Frying Pan/Skillet

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordIn the UK we are inexperienced in the allure of cast iron. Reading US food blogs and literature tells me it is a part of life there, but not so much here. The pull of non-stick is powerful. Straight out of the box it offers eggs that slide right out of the pan. Who doesn’t want that for their eggs?...more

Brunch: Caprese Canapés, Blueberry-Cinnamon Muffins & Pear-Lemon Fizz

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Meatless Monday: Home-Smoked Feta

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordToday’s Meatless Monday post is an attempt to show the things you can take time over to enjoy if you’re not eating meat, to craft and flavour with consideration and attention. To make meals that evoke envy, not pity. Home-smoked feta!...more

Brunch: A Celebration of Goat Cheese with Grapefruit Brûlée & Sauvignon Blanc

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Meatless Monday: Miso Umami Broth with Buckwheat Noodles, Pak Choy & Mushrooms

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