Tag Archives: comfort food

Gingered Puy Lentils for when the weather turns

Sometimes you can’t beat an old favourite. The weather recently took a turn and mentally I craved something a bit more autumnal rather then “summer fresh”.   A recipe I keep going back to is the rather fabulous gingered puy … Continue reading

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Bake180 Coffee Shop, Middleton Hall, Warks – 3/10

Being a bird is a daily fight for survival. The effort needed to find food to consume needs to be less than the energy the food will provide. When food is scarce the journeys get longer and the return gets … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken and Other Stories by Simon Hopkinson

There are thousands of cookbooks available in book shops these days. Over the years I’ve had my fair share and generally I’ve resorted back to the same few. There is a reason why some books become classics after all. When … Continue reading

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Friendly food when nothing else will do

I brought my ill daughter back from uni yesterday evening. It’s a shame but being able to cosset your kids and give them food, shelter and warmth is something parents love to do. We were back in time for dinner and thoughts … Continue reading

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