Can you believe it is that time already? It seems only a moment ago when I started preparing for Christmas, and yet it is probably already too late to tell you about our Christmas Tree Cake. Still, there’s always next year, and this cake would work just as well baked in any bundt pan, not just the incredibly festive shape pictured.
When I first heard about the new River Cottage book (Everyday) coming out this year I asked practically every family member to buy it for my birthday. Luckily for me one of them agreed, and I can now happily confirm that this is yet another great book from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.
This recipe is part of my new found love of pomegranates; a leafy salad with pomegranates and feta cheese. It’s surprisingly good, and a great festive alternative to all the turkey you’re likely to be eating. We cheated and used a bag of ready bought salad leaves for this (hey, Delia gets away with it), but it would be even better if you made up your own.
I’ve been a little quiet with food blogging since the birth of Mia in May this year, and one of the things I just haven’t had time to be involved with is the great seasonal food blogging challenge “In The Bag”, which instead has been held by co-host Julia over at “A Slice of Cherry Pie”.
Czarnina is pretty much a traditional Polish dish, yet shows just how much we in the Western world (UK, in my case) have become detached from our food. All meat has blood in it, but the mere mention of a soup where blood is the primary ingredient still never fails to raise an eyebrow.
My name is Scott and I love food; talking about it, cooking it and eating it. I’m not a chef or anything exciting like that – I just cook at my home in Lincolnshire with my wife Gosia and daughter Mia for the sheer enjoyment of it.