Regular readers will know I’m a confirmed carnivore but I do cook quite a lot of veggie recipes, partly for non-meat-eating friends, partly because they make a pleasant and healthy change and partly because Him Outdoors is a demon gardener and we have a lot of home-grown fresh veg. A keen eye will spot the baby broad beans behind the chives.
So to save you from trawling through a year’s worth of recipes, here are my edited vegetarian highlights. Continue reading →
It’s only been nine months since I launched Mrs Portly’s Kitchen, but as it’s traditional round about now to look back over the year, I thought it might be fun to share the 10 most popular posts so far. Continue reading →
My husband is firmly of the belief that almost any dish can be improved by the addition of chillies. Ideally lots of chillies.
As he’s the head gardener we have chillies available all year round – fresh, frozen, dried or made into sauces, marinades and jellies. One of our standbys is chilli jelly and this year for the first time we’ve made sweet chilli sauce. Continue reading →
It looked like a bloodbath outside the back door and inside the kitchen was no better. There were gory pools of liquid spreading slowly across the paving stones and suspicious stains on the worktops. Continue reading →
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