Are we in spring or is it summer already? It’s hard to tell sometimes. Anyway, this is one of those mix-and-match dishes, so just use the freshest, tenderest seasonal veg you can lay your hands on, and the soft green herbs of your choice for the dressing. Continue reading
Courgette soup can be a bit bland but throw in some fresh garden peas and a handful of mint and it really comes to life. You can eat it hot or cold. Serve it with warmed or toasted baguette spread liberally with a soft herby cheese and it’s a meal in itself. Continue reading
My vegetarian friend Pippa came for a visit the other weekend, lured from the fleshpots of Oxford by the promise of gorging herself silly on asparagus.
As I’ve mentioned before one of the first things we did when we bought our house in Suffolk was to plant an asparagus bed. Four years on it is flourishing and most years we have enough to pig out on ourselves as well as to share with friends. Continue reading