Category Archives: January

Seville Orange Curd

No excuses, just a new post……Hoo-friggin- yay! Seville Orange Curd I had bought some Seville oranges form my local organic veg box scheme, (Organic Wick) they sat in my fruit bowl….and sat….and sat…..and sat….until I eventually got round to making … Continue reading

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Swan and Hyacinths

This swan belonged to my mum Winnie and it sat in the bay window of her bedroom. She loved it. I love it too and here it is at home in Studio E2 filled with hyacinths. The pictures were taken … Continue reading

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Blood oranges are in…..

These tissue wrapped beauties came from Cobbs Farm shop in Hungerford, Berkshire, which I picked up on my way back from Somerset. This week I also had a freshly squeezed glass of the bloody nectar at Rochelle Canteen and it … Continue reading

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Beetroot, Coconut, Orange and Pomegranate Soup

For Magali. I know I promised. At last here’s the recipe…. Beetroot,  Coconut, Orange and Pomegranate Soup

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Engalin by the fire. En France.

I recorded this one evening at Engalin in 2009, as everyone busied themselves in different parts of the chateau. Javier Navarrete’s Long Long Time Ago from the film Pan’s Labyrinth, plays in the background… As I sit here in front of a hot Engalin fire … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chicken Spinach Soup

More than a mere soup. This is a main meal. It’s rich, it’s filling, it’s gorgeous. Oh yes and it’s easy…. Lou asked if tofu would work in this for a vegetarian option? Sure does, add it in place of … Continue reading

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Beetroot Coconut Curry – And then I had it again….

I had it again and this time I stirred in 75 ml whipping cream into each portion, added some freshly boiled eggs to the top with the crushed cashews. A rich, sweet and filling and a brilliant vegetarian dish that … Continue reading

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Beetroot Coconut Curry

Delish. Now that’s a colour that sings to me on a winters day. With chicken…………………………………….and without chicken………… More beetroot in the veg box, so scrubbed them all and bunged them in the oven. Easy. Then made this simple curry.

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