Browsing All posts tagged under »kale«

Winter Soufflé Omelette

February 22, 2012

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It was a dreary wet morning in Derbyshire, so I set about the housework. The rainy skies and domestic chores left me feeling that I needed a tasty lunch to perk me up. I scoured the kitchen and garden for inspiration: Witch hazel and snowdrops offered the only glimpse of colour in the garden. The […]

Kale Crisps

March 25, 2011

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Surely not. It can’t be true that I never got around to writing about kale crisps. We’d better fix that. Right here, right now. Kale is the only edible thing valiantly flourishing away in the garden at the moment. I’m a bit of a fan of the stuff. Have you noticed? Ever since enjoying several […]

First Pasta Post

July 2, 2010

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Back in September we sowed some Cavalo Nero It’s been producing leaves through the Winter frosts Right into the Summer This is what we like to do with it Snip out the central stalk Slice it into ribbons and give it a rinse Take a garlic clove or two Chop it small. Then take a […]

Bank Holiday Clearance

September 1, 2009

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A lot of this Weekend has been spent having a big clear up in the garden. After Ed’s excavations we had a couple of tons of rocks, stone and dirt to get rid of. It was stopping me getting to the compost heap so composting had slowed down recently. Not so much a hot compost heap, but […]