Recipes

Why we moved to Cornwall

Why we moved to Cornwall

I was recently given some questions to think about and as a result, I have written this blog post as I pondered over how to answer them. In the summer of 2015 GD and I were still living in a 3 bedroomed terraced house on […]

Fish Dish

Fish Dish

Today’s recipe I have made since my son was little and he is now a healthy strong adult, My fourth of five children, we were thrown in the deep end with his health struggles soon after birth, being told his condition would probably dictate a […]

Lunchtime Salmon  Hotpot

Lunchtime Salmon Hotpot

I call this ‘Patrick’s soup’ after a lovely man who runs a whole food stall in the busy market town of St Alban’s and has a tiny little shop at the end of an alley where you can ask Patrick’s advice or the benefit of […]

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

I am starting a new category on my blog called ‘Foods That Heal’. I have found that I will often research nutritional values and benefits of foods and even pin recipes on my board and tuck ideas written on paper into recipe books only to […]

Crunchy Maca Granola

Crunchy Maca Granola

  I love working with foods that are fresh, full of vitality and colour, I adore pouring over ingredients as to their health giving properties, how they combine, where best to obtain them. Two things I am prioritising at the moment is the health of […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Making¬† pumpkin pie is a tradition for GD and I for Samhain evening or halloween evening as is more recognised by the kids. G.D. likes the Mexican take on this celebration called ‘Dia de Los Muertos’ or the ‘Day of the Dead’ .¬†It is a […]

Homemade Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd

I had some sweet pastry left over today after making my pie base for chocolate pie, you can find the recipe for chocolate pie here, http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2016/01/tar-heel-pie/ So I thought I might make some lemon curd tarts with it, but first I needed to quickly make […]

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

So I have a very clever hubby who while I have been busy pickling cucumbers http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2014/08/pickling-cucumber-recipie/ this afternoon and making pear and apple juice for pasteurizing hubby has been very creatively making the most delicious banana and lemon ice cream. What is so clever about […]

Seasonal Parsnip and Ginger Soup

Seasonal Parsnip and Ginger Soup

Oh my oh my! GD and I have been so busy this year processing all the wonderful food that has been coming from the allotment and the few deep beds in the back garden. Chutneys, soups, pickles, jams, ketchup, marinades and we’ve made rhubarb wine […]

Blackberry and Apple jam

Blackberry and Apple jam

The blackberries are ready to harvest here in Cornwall, maybe it is the milder weather down south but for me originally from London this a few weeks earlier than expected. But as the apple trees are also heaving with ripe fruit it is the perfect […]