Category Archives for Winter

What’s in season in December?

Well another break in posting, again due to illness in the family.  This time not me but my Mum.  So this one’s for you Mum – get better soon! Judging by the food that’s in season in December, I think it’s fairly obvious that Christmas is on the way! Fruit & Veg in season in […]

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Food hugs #5 – Soup

“Beautiful Soup, so rich and green,Waiting in a hot tureen!Who for such dainties would not stoop?Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup” (The Mock Turtle/Alice in Wonderland) Soup really hits the spot when you’re feeling a little off colour.  Perhaps you have a nasty cold or maybe you’ve over-indulged the night […]

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Orange Curd

O range Curd You will need: 3 large oranges 1 lemon 1 lb castor sugar 6 eggs (beaten) 4 oz butter (unsalted)  Peel the zest from one of the oranges and the lemon – I use a potato peeler rather than a zester as it will all be going in the food processor anyway) Add the zest […]

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