Yesterday saw the return of Big and Small, and the end of my first week without them for an entire year. They were away with their dad, so I wanted to take advantage of the time to do a mountain of things that needed tackling. I was going to start to advertise my beloved Beetle… Continue reading A Week, Just Me
For those of you who do not live here in the UK, we as a nation have just taken part in a referendum. Whether to remain in or leave the European Union. OK. Hands up, I didn't vote. To be honest, I didn't feel anywhere near well enough informed to be able to make a… Continue reading Change is coming…..
I am continuing to enjoy my experiments with wild garlic, and this week I have made my absolute most favourite recipe so far. These wild garlic and cheddar scones are just so scrummy, I can barely wait for them to cool enough to eat, and especially decadent with a knob of butter on.... 220g self-raising… Continue reading Wild Garlic and Cheddar Scones
Following on from the success of my last experiment with wild garlic, I was spurred on to try using it in another recipe. I really didn't want to just use it in pesto, that would have been a little dull for me, so I found a couple of interesting looking recipes for wild garlic gnocchi… Continue reading Wild Garlic Gnocchi
A few days ago I posted a photo of some wild garlic that I had picked whilst out walking one day. Well I have been very busy over the last few days making good use of my harvest. The first thing that I made was wild garlic hummus. This was my first attempt and wasn't… Continue reading Wild Garlic Hummus
Today I went out and 'foraged' for the first time. Whilst out walking recently I noticed that the hedges in the lanes have started to fill with the bright green leaves and pretty white flowers of the wild garlic. So today I took advantage of the lovely weather and went out for a walk and… Continue reading First Time Foraging!