Spice and Herb Potted Wild Rabbit – Christmas Prep

So I have potted my rabbit ready to mature for Christmas. Mine made 4 jars so I ate one after a few days which tasted so delicious on toast. I have 2 jars in the fridge maturing for Christmas and gave the final jar to my parents. I first tried potted rabbit in London at…

Sweet Potato and Parsnip Soup with Sage Grissini

So soup season has come back around. I really like soup as you can chuck in whatever you have left in the fridge. I had a couple of parsnips left over that were starting to go soft so I chucked them in too. I added in some curry powder and turmeric to stop it being…

Roasted Squash Salad with Toasted Cobnuts, Feta and Crispy Sage

So Autumn has arrived, I must say the colours on trees are beautiful. Warm oranges, bright reds and golden yellows. I think the squashes represent these colours so well. Cobnuts remind me Autumn too I love watching squirrels bury them away for the winter. I didn’t use much sage over the summer and I love…

Preserved Limes Recipe

With the massive success and slight addiction I have with my preserved lemons, Paulie suggested I have a go at using limes. What a brilliant idea I don’t know why I hadn’t thought of it before. They are so delicious when added to salads, tagines and fish dishes, all you need is a little bit…

Ginger, Garlic and Spice Pickled Carrots Recipe

We love pickling vegetables for our salad’s as it adds so much flavour and keeps so well. This weekend we had a load of carrots left over from a bag we bought so thought we would try them pickled, as the fennel and cauliflower were so successful. I can never believe how simple and cheap…

Homemade Pickled Fennel with Star Anise and Orange Recipe

So Paulie and I have been pickling again this weekend. We have pickled some veg to spruce up our salad’s. Check out the cauliflower recipe too! Ingredients (makes the 3 jars in picture) 6 bulbs of fennel, trimmed and sliced into very thin rings 3 medium orange’s ( or 1 per jar) 4 cups white…

Homemade Pickled Cauliflower with Dill and Spice Recipe

If you read my salad post’s you will know that we add pickled items such as capers or gherkins to spruce up and add flavour to our salads. We decided to have a go at our own and we are so pleased with the results. It is so cheap to do it yourself and they…