Contents of the 'recipes: Fruit & Veg' Category

WHB: Ogórki Kiszone

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

I was sorting through the photos on my computer when I found this one and thought I better post about it - pickled cucumbers in buckets. It’s from a holiday I took to Poland last August and instantly caught my eye. These people are crazy about their pickled cucumbers and it’s easy to […]

Linguine with plum tomatoes and white wine sauce

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Sometimes recipes aren’t entirely original; this is one such recipe. I honestly couldn’t tell you where it came from, but I certainly didn’t think of it myself (but have “tweaked” it over the years). It’s also one of those dishes that can be knocked up in around 5 minutes flat.

This is one of […]

WHB #97: Strawberry and Champagne Jam

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Strawberries and Champagne also go really, really well together, and in this jam the Champagne is very delicate but still adds an extra element to something already delicious. It’s great with the deepest darkest red and ripe strawberries you can get hold of, too.

WHB #96: Blackcurrant Fool

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

Blackcurrants. They look delicious and I always have memories of Ribena when I see them (like in the picture, growing on one of 3 bushes in my garden), but I’m always disappointed by how they taste when raw. Solution: simmer with a little sugar to bring out the flavour, whip up with some cream and eat. Yum!

WHB #93: Strawberry and Champagne Soup

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

The weather in England this year has been miserable. You’ve probably heard me speaking about this before, but much of England has been hit by large scale floods. One effect of this (but by far not the largest) is the destruction of many field crops including my beloved Strawberries…