Nettle and Tofu Curry (vegan)

Nettles?! Yes, Nettles. These stinging blighters that we curse on countryside walks and endlessly weed out of our gardens are actually surprisingly nutritious, full of vitamins, and are a great substitute for spinach and other greens. I gathered bag-fulls last spring, washed and trimmed them, blanched them to remove their stings, then shaped them into … Continue reading Nettle and Tofu Curry (vegan)

Strawberry Picking in Berkshire and Homemade Jam

Summer = strawberries, especially with Wimbledon coming up, and there's nothing quite like locally grown British strawberries. I don't remember ever going strawberry picking before, so after hearing that a couple of friends had been, and seeing photos on Instagram, I figured why not! It's a great way to get outdoors, engage in a local … Continue reading Strawberry Picking in Berkshire and Homemade Jam

Sumac roast cauliflower with hazelnut dukkah and harissa yoghurt

When I think about some of my favourite meals, I'm always drawn to big sharing feasts with a variety of dishes. Mezze, tapas, dim sum, and barbecue are some that immediately spring to mind. I think it's primarily because I don't have to decide on one thing and can have lots of options. I've always … Continue reading Sumac roast cauliflower with hazelnut dukkah and harissa yoghurt