Monthly Archives: March 2014

Turkish beetroot and pistachio dip

When did you last travel? For me it’s been way too long, in fact I’m convinced that I suffer a severe case of travel-deficit-disorder (is that a thing?). As my student budget does not allow me the luxury of a … Continue reading

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Chocolate-beetroot brownies

Now, I don’t usually post about sweet treats, but this beetroot brownie is just too good not to share. Pleasantly chewy on the outside, and somehow both fluffy and damply rich on the inside, it’s one of those brownies that … Continue reading

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Beetroot risotto with walnuts

I’m in a bit of a beetroot phase at the moment. It may not be as sentimental as it sounds because there is a practical element to it, too – I managed to get my hands on a bundle of … Continue reading

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Mackerel with beetroot and apple salsa

This week I’ve been nailed to my bed. The big bad Flu had swept me off my feet without apology. Feeling like I was under house arrest, I could only dream of returning to my natural habitat – the cafés … Continue reading

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Pork sausages with apples and parsnip-potato mash

Ever since I first encountered Peelham Farm at the Stockbridge Market I’ve been wanting to sample their award-winning organic and free range products. (http://www.peelham.co.uk/) What I really like about this particular producer, aside from being certified organic and free-range, is … Continue reading

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Full English Deluxe

I’ve often had a traditional Full English for dinner, but this time I thought I’d posh it up a little – add a little decadence to that classic fry-up. Of course, the great British breakfast has not risen to fame … Continue reading

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Pizza Bianca with potatoes, rosemary and mushrooms

February-March is a bit of a dry patch for British veg, with the trio of potatoes, kale and cabbage re-appearing week after week at the farmer’s markets, giving you that tired feeling of déjà vu. The thing about boredom, though, … Continue reading

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