Month: May 2021

Cavolo Nero And Black Garlic Pasta

Cavolo Nero And Black Garlic Pasta

Back at the start of this year, I was looking for recipes featuring cavolo nero. I came across a dish that I felt was perfect for summer because of the wonderful touch that lemon zest makes to this dish. So if you can find cavolo nero - perhaps late summer - I recommend this as … Continue reading Cavolo Nero And Black Garlic Pasta

Did You Ever Make It Out Of That Town?

Did You Ever Make It Out Of That Town?

I live in a village, only it's not really a village. It once was of course. But London swallowed it up a long time ago. It is now part of London suburbia. That's alright. I think we like feeling part of London. From my road, I can see landmarks near to the centre of London … Continue reading Did You Ever Make It Out Of That Town?

The London Essence Co. Rhubarb And Cardamom Soda

The London Essence Co. Rhubarb And Cardamom Soda

Oh joy of joys! I have found a soda/soft drink that I have fallen head over heels in ecstatic love with. I just cannot bear sickly sweet fizzy drinks or syrupy juice drinks. But I was intrigued when I looked at the range of sodas from The London Essence Company by one of their concoctions. … Continue reading The London Essence Co. Rhubarb And Cardamom Soda

Comparing The Acoustic To The Studio Version

Comparing The Acoustic To The Studio Version

One of my favourite albums is a compilation of acoustic recordings of pop songs. Songs that I used to find rather annoying in their up-tempo and over-produced studio versions can be a completely different kettle of fish when they are stripped back and an acoustic recording allows them to shine. So for Jim Adam's Song … Continue reading Comparing The Acoustic To The Studio Version

Aubergine Caponata With Cannellini Beans

Aubergine Caponata With Cannellini Beans

When I am searching for new recipes to try, I sometimes come across a recipe that I just know will be delicious simply because of the ingredients it contains. If your favourite flavours are listed, it cannot possibly go wrong! INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil2 large aubergines, roughly chopped1 tsp dried oregano1 red onion, finely … Continue reading Aubergine Caponata With Cannellini Beans