Monthly Archives: January 2011

Produce in January


There’s plenty of seasonal produce available in the month of January. Vegetables: Cabbage, cauliflower, celariac, leeks, parsnip, shallots, squash are all available in the market, you can also find forced rhubarb in places – its slightly more tender because it’s … Continue reading

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Struggling with the new year?


I currently find myself deeply embroiled in that peculiar annual event in which all the promises I’ve made myself seem to go straight out of the window.  I’ve survived Blue Monday and resolve to survive the remainder of the year.  About the … Continue reading

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Hugh’s Fish Fight


I’ve been watching Hugh’s Fish Fight on television (UK) with great interest these last couple of weeks.  I can’t believe how much wastage is generated by the fishing industry because of regulations imposed on the industry, if the fish caught … Continue reading

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Fresh start to the New Year with some old recipes


Well I’ve had an incredibly busy Christmas visiting family around the country.  We spent Christmas Day with my family and both of my brothers served up a great turkey dinner … I’ll have to post a copy of the menu … Continue reading

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