Category Archives: Cooking

Cooking from the Plot: Caramelised Courgettes

We’re back to 101 ways of using up courgettes. This recipe. I use basil. It’s amazing. That it all.

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Pulled Pork

There are lots of recipes for what to do with a pork shoulder. If you were looking, you can’t go wrong with this one from Dinner: A Love Story, which is what I planned to do last week. Then I caught … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Allotment: It’s that time of year

There is so much food coming off the plot this year. Last year, I had an abundance of courgettes and documented a couple of ways to use them. There was pickle, cake, pizza and caviar. The cake and the pizza … Continue reading

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A Day in Food: Eating from the plot

It’s that time of year when the allotment is contributing to what I eat. I thought it would be fun to run through a day’s eating and show you what I eat in a day and point out what I … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner

Last week I celebrated living in my flat for eight years. I think this is the longest space of time I’ve lived somewhere since I moved out of home. It was a Tuesday and Ma just finished her holiday and … Continue reading

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Allotment Cooking: Carrot Top Pesto

One of the most important lessons I’ve learnt about growing carrots is not to leave carrot thinnings lying around because the scent attracts carrot fly. The second thing I’ve learnt about growing carrots is to sow thinly (I’m working on … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad

I’m more or less an organised person, sometimes more and sometimes less but generally when I say I’m feeling out of control people either laugh or if they know me well start to back away slowly because things have gotten … Continue reading

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