“Chore” of the month? Trips to Leeds Market to find Seville Oranges, irregularly on sale. The short season runs from very late post-Christmas December through to late January. An immutable marker of the year’s turn and rhythm. (more…)
Christmas pudding in the family for the years when I ran two allotment plots, and froze the inevitable gluts. I’ve used rasps, blackcurrants, redcurrants, brambles … whatever was in the freezer. (more…)
Home-made tomato soup? A bit silly perhaps to try an improve on a tin of Heinz Cream of Tomato . But that is reserved for bitter winter evenings, accompanied by eggy-cheese-sandwiches; soul food.
But tomatoes and orange go well together – and this works as a flavoursome soup for when there’s a glut of fresh tomatoes. (more…)
Fresh, vibrant, and simple. Superb with Macaroni Cheese! (more…)