Raw Broccoli Salad and a Whipped Goats Cheese Salad

The garden and my efforts to grow our own food was a bit of a disaster this year, the huge ginormous slugs won the fight and managed to chew their way through a large proportion of my salad leaves, peas beans and even the hydrangea nearby. The rain was its ally and as it fell for days and days on end, they (the slugs and … Continue reading Raw Broccoli Salad and a Whipped Goats Cheese Salad

Dinner in a hurry – Vegetable Frittata

When you think there is nothing in the house to eat, there is usually enough to make a delicious frittata. The beauty of these is that you can literally put anything you like into them. Grating root vegetables into the mix also works really well and you wont be waiting too long for them to cook. I got home from work very late the other … Continue reading Dinner in a hurry – Vegetable Frittata

Smoked Fish and Artichoke Gratin

This is not a hugely well known vegetable, when I bought it the girl in the shop had to examine it as she had never seen it before in her life! Her words! Coming into the end of their season but should be around for another few weeks to try this recipe. The sweet earthy flavour of the artichoke pairs beautifully with the smoked fish … Continue reading Smoked Fish and Artichoke Gratin

Mixed Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

When you think you have nothing in the house to eat, you usually still have enough to make soup. Stock, tins of beans and some greens – this must be the easiest soup in the world. It took me about 15 minutes from preparation to in the pot ready to serve. Lovely and filling from the beans, goodness from the kale and parsley. We’re talking … Continue reading Mixed Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale