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Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style! – Fave

To get the full effect of my crazy thought process whilst writing this week’s cookery blog, the next line needs to be sung in the style of a very famous Christmas carol ‘Tis the season ‘fare fave’, tra la, la la, la, la, la, la, la!’ OK, enough messing around! 513 more words


Freekeh, Broad Bean, Broccoli, Thyme and Soft Cheese Broth

We are betwixt and between seasons up here in Scotland. It is allegedly spring – verging on summer – but no one told May.

This month has been cool, windy, and really rather disappointing. 1,032 more words

Healthy Recipe

About fava beans and The Silence Of The Lambs

czytaj po polsku

Every country has his own customs, even if you think about fava beans, or broad beans if you prefer. I grew up with the belief, that fava beans grew in small plastic bags! 1,576 more words

Starters / Przystawki

around the garden in May

some of you may remember my post about garlic. I’d collected seed three years ago and every year since have been growing garlic from that seed, it started tiny, got a little bigger and this year I actually have some useable sizes, I graded them into large, medium and small, 515 more words


Salad Days

So maybe I’m taking liberties here by calling this a salad but it does tick some of the boxes – there’s a shred of lettuce and dressing involved and it is a doddle to put together – but there’s also a cheeky smattering of crisped chorizo and croutons to  liven things up. 125 more words


Incredible edibles

As someone who LOVES her food, it’s quite strange that it has taken until now for me to get really excited by growing it. I always enjoyed raising the seeds, getting them going and planting them out, but then I’d lose interest ( 459 more words



This evening after my grandson Ruben had gone home I went for my daily check around the garden, everyday there is something else that is wonderful and amazing. 210 more words