Broad Bean Bruschetta

The broad beans I planted out in November have been ready for picking for over a week, I love picking young pods and eating the small beans while working in the kitchen garden so not many make it to the kitchen at first. I gathered some pods today to make a really simple lunch time … Continue reading Broad Bean Bruschetta

Roast Autumn Veg with Beans

A very simple and tasty seasonal dish, bringing the usual autumnal vegetables together. I used a late bloomer courgette in this recipe, it was given the perfect send off being included in this dish. Use as a side or perfect for a warming bowl of sweet, earthy autumnal goodness. Serves 4 4 red onions, outer … Continue reading Roast Autumn Veg with Beans

Bubble and Squeak

Ahhh good ol' Bubble and Squeak, a traditional English dish made using the veg (usually cabbage) and potato leftovers of a Sunday roast. The beauty of this dish is there is no recipe as it was always made from leftovers! You can use any vegetables you like, we use the veg after making a stock picking out peppercorns, bay … Continue reading Bubble and Squeak

Beetroot and Walnut Hummus

It's February and we're still harvesting beetroot from the kitchen garden. In order to use some up I made a delicious hummus following a River Cottage recipe, although I tweaked it a bit to suit our own taste. Once made it will keep for a few days if stored in the fridge, serve at room temperature. Suitable … Continue reading Beetroot and Walnut Hummus