Last weekend, great friends from Cape Town were in the village. We don’t often see them, so in celebration, I pulled out all the stops – well, most of them, anyway! I say not quite all because I decided to experiment. As I do. But usually not for a dinner party… … More Quirky Quinces
Colour blocking has been “in” from a fashion perspective for a while. When we went to Babylonstoren last year, I discovered that they take a similar approach to their juices, salads and salad dressings. Anyway, in advance of Christmas, and for some reason, being fresh out of salad greens, I thought I’d do a red … More Seeing Red!
I found myself having to make do, about two weeks ago when I returned from a business trip, and came home to find an almost-bare-pantry. Although I enjoy cooking, I hate coming out of the office, or home from a trip, into the kitchen to ask myself, “What are we going to have for supper?” Often we we do go out for … More Making do – 1
I have mentioned that I have a love-hate relationship with brassicas, but I think that, at last, I’m growing up. I’ve had to because we grow them – a lot – and I’ve had to think of creative ways of dishing them up. In the last three or so months, we’ve had more broccoli, cauliflower and … More Getting brave with Brassicas