Sauces and Preserves

A Very Simple Sauerkraut

A Very Simple Sauerkraut

A Very Simple Sauerkraut 2019 will be the Summer of fermentation for me. I’m fascinated by it. I have had a few attempts previously – last year I fermented cauliflower, cabbage (for sauerkraut) and chillies and also had a big jug of kombucha on the […]

Rocket and Walnut Pesto

Rocket and Walnut Pesto

Rocket and Walnut Pesto   Since the day I started cooking, I’ve loved making Pesto. In fact, when I first started this blog, my very first recipe was for a mixed herb pesto using the various herbs growing in my garden. Although it’s difficult to […]

Sweet Cucumber Pickle

Sweet Cucumber Pickle

Sweet Cucumber Pickle I was a difficult child when it came to food – a nightmare for my parents. I was the child that refused to eat ANY fruit or vegetables, claiming an infinite dislike without ever having tasted them. Despite my 180 degree turnaround […]

Hogao Sauce

Hogao Sauce

Hogao Sauce Hogao is a Colombian sauce based around tomato and onion. It is used extensively in the South American country to flavour everything from meat and fish to vegetables and bread. During my World Cup Challenge last year I made Salmon with Hogao Sauce. […]