turkey and moooose pie

Well, not really, but … We went to my daughter’s house for Christmas, and it was lovely. But the downside of being away is you get no leftovers; thankfully, she offered us the turkey carcass to take home, and so we did, despite her protestations that there would be no meat left on it. As…

lovely veg

A new middle eastern grocer has opened up round the corner, so we went and had a look. I don’t know if they’ll always be as cheap, but they were doing three aubergine for £1, butternut squash at £0.75 each, and all manner of other stuff. So we bore loads home, including the aforementioned, plus…

roast veg forever!

We decided to christen the Remoska with roast veg, something I love but rarely manage to start in time to eat it at a reasonable time of night. Well, actually, we christened it with some potato scones – they worked beautifully, but I’m not sure that it’s not easier with a griddle pan on the…

a veg glut

We have finally got round to ordering a new veg box, from Box Bush Farm. The first delivery should arrive on Friday, so we took an inventory of the veg in the house. 1 head broccoli 1 hispi cabbage 2 peppers (1 red, 1 yellow) 1 bulb fennel 1 large aubergine 1 big bag of…

this week's veg box

Lovely stuff – rhubarb, asparagus, melon, broccoli, bananas, orange, tomatoes, pointy cabbage, courgettes. From Riverford. So: asparagus and lemon risotto rhubarb rumble indian cabbage with rice stir-fried broccoli courgette and pasta bake We can have the melon, bananas and oranges for breakfast. Yum!

the peppers are taking over …

Astute readers will notice I’ve been posting a lot of vegetable recipes lately. This is because we have resumed our organic veggie box from Riverford, and are currently overrun with veg! We have a *lot* of peppers; some from our own garden, some from a friend, and some in the veg box … and some…