With many fruits and vegetables flown in from distant destinations and available all-year round, it is often confusing to know what is in season. And even when produce are in season in the UK, it is often imported from abroad anyway. Allowed to fully ripen before being harvested, seasonal food often has more taste and […]
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Heading to Hugh Lowe Farms between Tonbridge and Maidstone, it does not take long to understand why Kent is known as the garden of England. With its abundance of fruit orchards, hop gardens, vegetable fields and even some vineyards, the county is home to many favourite British crops. Amongst them, the quintessential English strawberries and […]
Spanakopita is a traditional Greek pie made with spinach, cheese and filo pastry. I have made several versions of it. This is one of my favourite from Allrecipes.com. It makes a great lunch, a light dinner or even a delicious buffet food. Another version is to wrap the filling into filo pasty triangles to make […]
This Indian-Spiced Lentils with Spinach and Rhubarb curry is one of our current favourite dish and as rhubarb is in season there is no excuse not to indulge! This recipe is from Vegetarian Times. Like most indian food this is better eaten the next day if you can wait! Serve with some warm indian bread, […]
Traditionally Asparagus Mimosa is a simple dish of asparagus, eggs and vinaigrette. Here is my version inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi. I put two options for vinaigrette both equally good. This dish makes a great lunch for 2 or appetiser for 4. Serves 2-4 Ingredients 500-600g asparagus trimmed 2 hard-boiled eggs at room temperature 2 […]
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