It may shock you, dear reader, to be told that I generally enjoy eating. No really, I do, many times a day and many things. What with loving food and being a woman of a certain age who doesn't exercise an awful lot, I go through stages of hyper awareness of food lables and find … Continue reading Fuller longer and it ain’t no lie.
For those of you used to seeing the more exotic foodery in Are you going to eat that? I should confirm first off that I am just talking about your bog standard eggs. Hen eggs. Chicken embrya. Un-fertilized pullus zygotes. Yeah, eggs. Eggs have been a topic of hot debate in the food/health pages for … Continue reading Are you going to eat……Eggs?
I love a good food festival. Food, festivities, what's not to love? And my home town certainly isn't short of a culinary celebration in the summer months. Or any other kind of celebration being held in lower castle park with a bit of room for some grub stands. I wont lie to you, they aren't … Continue reading Farmer Brown, Food Hero
Ah, Kedgeree. Famed anglo-indian brunch dish of curried fishy ricey stuff. It's a personal favourite of mine I must admit. A bit like yorkshire pudding. Obviously, Kedgeree is nothing like yorkshire pudding in a literal sense, but as with the famed yorkies I have never made a traditional kedgeree that I was completely happy with. … Continue reading Kedgerish
A long time ago, in a galaxy about three and a half miles away, a young girl was in the running up team in the local school's debate contest, and she took home a ten pound book token (remember those!) as reward for her general argumentativeness. Based on the recommendations of a then considered hot boy, … Continue reading Cookshelf- Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook
Ever wonder what would happen if celery and asparagus came together in some kind of stemmy hybrid horror film? Celtuce would happen. So what is celtuce, you may ask, as it does rather sound like a made up word. Ask you should and ask I did when a friend of mine told me that her … Continue reading Are you going to eat………………Celtuce?
Le sigh. Yes, here it is kids, another week of hard rinsing and nurture (I even sang to them for a little while) and pictured above is my triumphant, single black bean sprout. Turns out that my staggering lentil crop of earlier weeks was a freak positive result rather than an easily swinging open doorway … Continue reading Home Sprouts Part 3: Black Beans.