Tag Archives: Summer

Griddled peach, avocado and feta salad

I’ve never had much luck cooking with either pears or peaches. We struggle to get great fruit in season anyway in the UK and I’m not the most delicate of hands. There is something about fruit which makes it hard … Continue reading

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Impulse food – Ploughman’s lunch

There are some eating experiences which just make you wonder why you don’t have them more often. Often quoted in this respect are cornflakes – when was the last time you just had cornflakes… No red berries, no chocolate, sugar … Continue reading

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Cauliflower couscous prepared by a Ninja

My latest kitchen gadget is a Ninja food processor. As Spring is here it is time to try and switch from the comfort food of winter and eat lighter and fresher. The Ninja is an excellent blender and has given … Continue reading

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A gin I like

I don’t like gin. I love the idea of gin and tonic on a hot summer’s day but it’s just one of those flavours I can’t attune to. The image of a sparkling cut glass with clear, fizzing liquid, a … Continue reading

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Always ready to meet my Fete

One of the things I love to do on a fine weekend is take a trip out to Tissington. We park up and walk our dog over the fields to the marvellous Bassettwood and have a cup of tea and … Continue reading

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