Eats Shoots and Leaves

Image of bees on lavender plants

You’d have to be colour blind not to notice the current fashion for edible flowers and micro greens. They appear in almost every posh restaurant and glossy magazine photo-shoot. And they are very enticing: the bright colours of the flowers and the tiny, delicate but sometimes pungent shoots. Continue reading

Courgettes – a Second Helping

Dealing with a surfeit of courgettes and a husband who claims to detest them, I wondered if I could get a three course, courgette-based meal past him without him noticing, or at least without the kitchen smelling of burning martyr. Continue reading