Thumbnail image for Comfort Food: Red Lentil Creamy Cannelloni.

Comfort Food: Red Lentil Creamy Cannelloni.

The recent drop in temperature means the start of the comfort food season. Hurray to that I say and here’s a dish to comfort.

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for Rhubarb Cake for my neighbours

Rhubarb Cake for my neighbours

Our road in Streatham must surely be the friendliest road in South London. We’ve been here barely 3 years and know more neighbours in that short time than in 20 years living in nearby Balham. Last Sunday was another neighbourhood event which involved my favourite pastimes of eating, drinking, chatting and looking at gardens. Marvellous. And I made a cake.

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for “Ooo, I’ll have a trifle of that…”

“Ooo, I’ll have a trifle of that…”

Apropos of nothing I thought about the jelly trifle of my childhood…

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for A Sardinian Hare Stew

A Sardinian Hare Stew

I had a haunch of hare in the freezer that I had purchased at a country food festival and I so I turned to a sweet little cookbook I had bought in Sardinia for some inspiration. A wild rugged country surely would have some interesting ways of cooking game…

Read the full article →
Thumbnail image for Still here! Looking forward, glancing back.

Still here! Looking forward, glancing back.

What a month January has been. How many familiar faces and voices seemed to pass away; David Bowie, Frank Finlay, Alan Rickman, Glenn Frey, DJ Ed Stewart, Colin Vearncombe (Black) and Terry Wogan are only some of the bright lights names to have exited the stage. Now I know people die all the time but this […]

Read the full article →