Archive for the ‘Blog A Cook’ Category

The Beetroot files

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

In praise of beetroot and its use in smoothies, Indian casseroles, salads and soups

Good things to do with sprouts

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Curing a cough with a green and spicy pasta…

Of jam and gin

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Making the most of wild autumn fruit – and drinking the results!

Glyndebourne it ain’t

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

open air opera and a picnic

Cake walk

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

home made tea in the highlands

Gorgeous garlic

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

a weekday supper with friends

Chips with anything

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Lowland Scotland and the best fish and chips in Britain

Goaty tart

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

goat’s cheese

Green, Green Soups

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Green enough to please your aesthetic senses and healthy too, this soup tastes delicious and takes about 10 minutes to make.

Rocket and Walnut Pesto

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

You can buy excellent jars of pesto, but making your own, with this simple recipe, is more satisfying.