Monthly Archives: September 2013

Piglets love apples.

Originally posted on Saffron Magazine: The Tamworths, Truly, Truly and Scrumptious on the 16th September are growing well and seem very happy. One of the Trulys is slightly smaller than the other two, and seems slightly dimmer – she’s…

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Where would you be…. Part III

Originally posted on Old Dog. New Tricks:
Phew…. I’m back…. Back to earth, feet on the ground (I think!) after time away and stuff to sort out when I got home. And the long hot summer of 2013 feels like…

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The best mackerel recipe ever…….

Last Saturday I bought two of the most perfectly fresh mackerel at Penshurst farmer’s market from my favourite Arcade Fisheries, got Paul to fillet them, carried them home and cooked this. It’s an adaptation of an old Marcella Hazan recipe … Continue reading

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September’s bounty at the farmer’s market….

We’re are having what’s known a ‘mast’ autumn this year when the abundance of nuts and berries means that animals are able to build up their hoards for the winter. And that’s a great opportunity for me to do the … Continue reading

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Margate Part 2 – eating at the award-winning Ambrette

Life is rather full on so instead of my planned piece on eating out in Kent which will follow when I have time here’s a short review I wrote after my first visit to the truly excellent Ambrette in Margate … Continue reading

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