Avocado Toast, Pinto Beans & Tomato

This months theme is tasty, inexpensive and wholesome meals for college students in need of sustenance.

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Lentil, Coconut & Green Bean Curry with Toasted Cashews

I recently moved across the Atlantic Ocean and while awaiting delivery of all our worldly possessions neatly stacked in a container somewhere, I am culinarily armed only with an Instant Pot and one saucepan to cook in.

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Spanish Chicken in Red Pepper Sauce

While I’m enjoying a vacation on the Greek Island of Skiathos, we reimagine a chicken dish shared back in August 2014 on the blog. It is the perfect time of year to be gathering sweet, seasonal red peppers from your local farmers market, or if you’re lucky from your own garden.

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Greek Lamb Meatballs, with tomato, feta cheese, and mint

The recipes on our blog are usually curated with a theme in mind, from a love of a particular cuisine, a favorite cookbook, a chef, or a particular ingredient of interest. In this instance it started with a visit to a local country show, Countryfile Live 2017, and the meeting of like-minded food entrepreneurs.  Continue reading

Soupe Au Pistou

Now that we’ve moved back across the pond, I’m in search of a replacement for my Chicago community garden. I miss picking-my-own from my pint sized bed. In the meantime, with an abundance of fresh, locally grown English produce, I picked up some peas – in their crunchy, edible shells – for this great French summer soup.
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