Summer Salads #2

Image of basketful of salad crops

The veg patch is bursting at the seams with salad crops and we have so many courgettes and cucumbers the neighbours are beginning to sprint the other way if they see us coming. I’ll sound insufferably smug if I list everything as not everyone has room for a veg patch. Mind you, if you saw the weeding we have to do, the welly boot would be on the other foot.

Suffice to say we have a lot of salad crops. Continue reading

Fast Food #4: Southern Fried Chicken

Image of crispy coated chicken served with sweetcorn salad and baked spuds

There are nearly as many recipes for fried chicken as there are cooks. Marinated in buttermilk or not at all. Skin on and skin off. Coated in flour, dunked in breadcrumbs or (heaven forfend) crumbled cornflakes. Deep fried, shallow fried, oven baked or a combination thereof.

I’ve tried various versions and this is the one I like the best. Continue reading