Boozy, roasted stonefruit

Such a yum dessert and always popular with visitors who without fail want to know how to make it. You’d think such deliciousness was tricky, but this dessert is super quick to cobble together. Make it in the morning and leave the fruits to macerate in those yummy slightly boozy juices all day. The recipe […]

Tomato onion pie

This here is one of my all time favourite summer dinners. Add a salad and a baked potato or some fresh fish or a good sausie. Mmmmm, life is good. 2 finely sliced onions 6 or so good sized, very ripe, thick sliced tomatoes 50g cubed butter a good handful of grated cheese 3 slices […]

How to Make Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower cordial is an annual make in our house – so delicious! Flowers move fast from bud to bloom to berry so get in quick. I like the flavour of the last flush of flowers that come about now, rather than the first ones in December. Flowers are perfect when nearly all the little flowers […]

Refried Beans

Refried beans are such a quick nourishing dinner. Dollop on a bowl of rice with greens and a fried egg on top, on toast under scrambled eggs with salad or our favourite – spread inside a warm tortilla with rice and greens and avocado. When everything bar the salt, cumin and oil are homegrown – […]