Wild Garlic Pesto with Parmesan and Lemon

Wild Garlic Pesto with Parmesan and Lemon

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.

Honey Roast Parsnips

Honey Roast Parsnips

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 [...]

A Safe House

A Safe House

A Safe House   Welcome to my Safe House. This small piece of utter tranquillity is where I can escape when I am overwhelmed by the world. Here, in this small corner of my mind, I have complete control, it is somewhere I can go that is truly safe. I developed my Safe House from [...]

Managing Stress

Managing Stress

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 [...]