In the majestic beech woods that surround our place in Alsace, swathes of brilliant green, spear-shaped leaves are once more poking their heads up through the carpets of leaf mold on the forest floor. Wild garlic (also known as ramps, ramsons or bear garlic) is back in season again. It catches me off guard every… Continue reading Green is Beautiful: Wild Garlic is Back!
This has been the year of fruit – and now it’s the turn of quinces galore
Time for Scandi-style crispbreads to go with cheese, or a warming glass of white port
With the temperatures fixed at around 30 degrees for the past month or so, we’re living on iced soups. Here’s a selection, with recipes.
Summer in Sicily…gelato con brioche (for breakfast, of course
Elderflowers have their brief moment of glory every year, and it’s now, with recipes for elderflower cordial and panna cotta
The inescapable nature of wild garlic in spring and a recipe for pesto