A speedy recipe for a cold wintery evening after work, where you don’t have to wait for the filling to cool before you start baking. These are especially nice served in deep individual bowls with their own puff pastry lids on top….
A delicious autumn/winter dessert that’s a great way of using up a bowlful of pears that have all ripened at the same time. It also avoids long baking in the oven, so it saves cooking time and fuel….
A warming one-pot dish that’s both healthy and comforting to eat at the same time. Good to try if you’ve been eating too much rich or stodgy food recently and fancy a break from that….
This is a Thai-style recipe, created to make the most of what’s in the garden right now. It’s meant to be speedy and cheap, so there’s no paste to grind up, or pricey can of coconut milk to buy….
The kitchen garden’s been slowing down now there’s less general warmth, but we’ve still been getting plenty of food out of it. The French beans are still going, and we’ve just eaten what look like the last three courgettes along with a handful of those.
The bulbs of garlic have dried well in the shed, and they’ve been going into sauces, soups, casseroles and roast veggies. The last trusses of tomatoes on the kitchen are still ripening, so we…
Some years your courgette, or zucchini, plants keel over with mildew and hardly give you any fruits at all, and during more successful years they just won’t stop producing. Here are some of my favourite ideas for using up all those courgettes without getting bored or wasting any.
The main issue with courgettes and …