Category Archives: Food

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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Sourdough Redux

A couple of years ago, I baked a sourdough loaf at least twice a month, then through not so benign neglect, I killed my starter. I continued to make bread, but not sourdough. Spring and BST has brought with it … Continue reading

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Be a grown ass adult and cook your damn dinner

This is a bit ranty and was written last week, when 3 people told me that they would love to cook more but they didn’t have the time to cook like I did because who had time to make their … Continue reading

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Mincemeat Rolls

My lovely colleague Jess and I have an occasional breakfast club, she buys ham and cheese croissants from eat and Imake us breakfast and bring it in. Last week, Jess brought croissiants in on Monday and I’d said that I’d … Continue reading

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