Super Seasonal Courgette Fritters

My courgette plants are HUGE!  Right now I can just about crawl beneath the massive leaves to pick off a few courgettes every day.  It’s like entering the Amazon rainforest.  I have four courgette plants, and for those of you who know how prolific the fruit of a courgette plant can be, you’ll know that…

Paprika Stew with Dumplings

This is a failsafe basic dinner.  I wasn’t going to blog it because I thought it’d be too simple and dare I say ‘boring’ to be of any interest to anyone, but just because we eat this virtually every week during the winter, doesn’t mean to say that everyone does; and it would be rude…

Thai Spiced Squash Soup

  This gorgeous beast arrived on my doorstep last week.  It’s a beautiful crown prince squash and it’s nearly 2.5kg!  The crown prince squash, if you can find them, are just as sweet and much more dense than the well known butternut squash.  They are often larger and no more expensive, so you get more…

Butternut Squash Barlotto

This is an old classic, nothing too new-fangled and inventive here – but this recipe can be easily veganized if you don’t want to eat dairy, and at no cost to the flavour either. I like to use barley, instead of or alongside the arborio rice. Partly because it’s a UK crop, I think that…