On my travels this week I’ve come to Northern England where I’m discovering the delights of locally sourced venison meat from Yorkshire. In my home landscape of hills and dales, there is a lot to be celebrated.
“Can one imagine Mediterranean food without tomatoes?” Jane Grigson asks in her
Vegetable book, 1978. Add to that chilis and I declare two of the most used ingredients in my kitchen. Continue reading
Fun and unexpected – a summary of last weekend’s camping at Devil’s Lake, WI. The unexpected came in the form of Saturday night dinner of spear fished bass straight from the lake. We also hadn’t bargained for Timber Rattlesnake sightings either. The boys filleted the fish while sitting at a picnic table in the lake, a far cry from the daily grind back in Chicago. Continue reading