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…

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…

Simple Hummus Recipe to Complete Platter for Dinner

I love bits and pieces, platter or meze for dinner. When Paulie is in London all day he doesn’t fancy cooking so it gives us a chance to eat all of the preserved recipes I have made as well as a big bowl of hummus that I make while he is out. Paulie got the…

Springtime Wild Garlic and Nettle Pesto Recipe

Spring has sprung … Yay. So for our day today we decided to go foraging and baby lamb hunting as we know it is the, lambing, wild garlic and young nettle season on a walk we do. We are lucky on this walk as 2 sections are full of wild garlic and another young nettles…

Homemade Borough Market London Sundried Tomato Paste/Dip Recipe

Paulie and I treat ourselves a few times a year by going to Borough Market at London Bridge and stocking up on the goodies they have to offer. I could easily spend £500 in that place. The artisan’s who sell there are delightful and as I like to try everything I never have breakfast as…

Homemade Flavoured Olive Oil Recipe

Making my own flavoured olive oil was inspired by my friend Jess. I went to her place for dinner and she had made her own infused garlic oil, made with garlic her dad had grown and the flavour was delicious. Paulie and I always have a drizzle over our salads, pizza and pasta and we…