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Carrot, Ginger & Miso Soup

Love, we’re going home now,
Where the vines clamber over the trellis…

– from ‘Love, We’re Going Home Now’, Pablo Neruda

The week that we moved down to Melbourne was chaos.

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Week 13: Roasted squash, shallots, spinach and ricotta pasta (BBC Good food)

This recipe from BBC Good food is a truly awesome summer dish, and I think I’m biased towards it because it includes a lot of my favourite veggies. 75 more words


Buttermilk Carrot Slaw

Carrots go great with almost any main dish. This humble slaw was paired with the spice-crusted pork chops in the Weber grill cookbook, by Jamie Purviance… 181 more words


Leeks Mimosa with Toasted Hazelnuts

Begin this simple, distinctive side dish by roasting leeks, which mellows them and brings out their sweet side. Give them a drizzle of citrus vinaigrette, and sprinkle on toasted hazelnuts for a pleasant crunch. 232 more words



It’s been a busy week during these last few days of May. I’ve been removing plants from the greenhouse and into the open ground as well as returning to see how the pupils are doing in their Tim Peake space seed experiment. 10 more words


Shrimp Pasta & I Made the Sauce too!

So I’m clearly on a cooking kick, see my last recipe here, but this one was really fun and adult-like. On my last trip to Whole Foods I bought a frozen bag of shrimp and all week I have been thinking about how I wanted to use it. 420 more words


Warm pearl barley & roasted carrot salad with dill vinaigrette

1 large bunch of carrots
, peeled and cut into diagonal slices (approx. 500g/1lb 2oz)
5 banana shallots, quartered
4 garlic cloves, lightly crushed
1 tsp fennel seeds… 172 more words

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