Radish Redux

If you think you’ve seen this one before, it’s probably because you have! Time to revisit radishes (with recipe for pickles)…

French Radish Love

The French love radishes. So much so, they even serve them up naked and unadorned (the radishes, that is) with nothing but sweet butter, a pinch of sea salt and a hunk of crusty, loose-crumbed bread. This winsome combo, known simply as radis-beurre, still puts in the odd appearance on the tables of a few retro-bistrots. The dish (if you can… Continue reading French Radish Love

Falling In Love with Vegetables (all over again)

It’s no good, I can’t help myself. Just one look at those cheeky little bunches of mauve-tipped spring turnips, erect white asparagus, baby carrots with all their greenery intact, tumbling leaves of fresh spinach and shouty pink radishes and I fall in love all over again. Did I hear someone muttering that vegetables are boring?? Forget it.… Continue reading Falling In Love with Vegetables (all over again)