'365 Days of Happiness' is just what we need during this most chaotic of years.
If you go walking in the woods and notice a familiar, slightly garlicy smell, then it is likely you are near a patch of allium ursinum, more commonly known as Wild Garlic. This distant relative to the onion grows between late March and July in moist woodland throughout Europe and Asia, and is perfect if you are looking for something to forage.
When you think of food associated with February it's most likely heart shaped chocolates, perhaps an Easter Egg, however February is also a time for Parsnips, an adaptable root vegetable high in vitamins and minerals. I haven't yet found a dish where parsnips star in the solo role, however I have found them the perfect [...]
My mother first made me this soup a few years ago when I was laid up in bed with tonsillitis, and I immediately fell in love with it. Inspired by Gordon Ramsay, this soup perfectly balances the tartness of the tomatoes with a rich, creamy, smoothness. This soup will serve you well on these cold winter nights.
Book Review ~ March 2019 ~ The Illiad by Homer The Illiad is an epic poem by Ancient Greek bard, Homer. Comprising of some 15,693 lines, it is often dubbed the first great work of Western literature, succeeded by its sequel, The Odyssey. Nowadays the Illiad is dated to c. 7th Century BC, to the [...]
Stress is a funny old thing. In small doses it can often be a good motivator to get the job done right. Whether it's slamming on the breaks before an inevitable accident or giving you the strength to defend yourself, stress is our body's way of protecting us from harm. However, chronic stress, when you [...]
Delicious pink lamb marinated in garlic, rosemary, lemon, olive, salt and pepper. Served with crispy roast potatoes and sweet honey parsnips. Time: Prep 30 minutes Cooking time 1 hour 25 minutes Ingredients: Leg of lamb on the bone (2kg) King Edwards potatoes Parsnips 5 rosemary sprigs Zest of 1 lemon 5 cloves of garlic [...]