Category: cooking

Today I am mostly…

…stripping elderberries off their stalks. Tedious but worth it in the end! What am I going to make?    Advertisements

Meadowsweet

      My friend took me for a walk around New Galloway, and amongst the brambles and cow parsley we found beautiful meadowsweet, also known as mead wort or Queen of the Meadow. Although a useful herb, especially to a home brewer like myself,…

What am I Making?

    

Preserved lemons

My other half bought me a gorgeous tagine for Yule, and after having taken it out for a successful maiden voyage (mutton with olives and apricots) I’ve been inspired to explore North African cooking a little more. These preserved lemons are easy and satisfying…

Coming Home to Mouldy Guacamole

I almost wish it were A metaphor for death; decay! Instead you’ll be surprised To hear me say That coming home to Mouldy guacamole Holy moley! Guacamole! Is actually a measure Of my happiness My pleasure Green and lumpy Like it should be Now…

Thanks garden!

And this bowl all without leaving the garden! Now what shall I do with these? Jam or pudding?