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.
In my first post since migrating back across the pond to Oxford, England I’m happy to report that I took delivery of my UK compliant Instant Pot and slow cooker this week. It has become an even more attractive cooking method because our temporary kitchen is compact and bijou.
Four and a half years ago we published our inaugural blog recipe and adaptation of Julia Child’s Coq Au Vin, which remains our most successful to date. Since then we’ve gathered quite a following and created a community around our desire to simplify cooking for the home cook. Continue reading
Happy, dazed and “in a fog” is how I felt when I brought my first newborn, Lily, home from
the hospital. I was pretty much useless in any other capacity than as a new mum and despite an enormous appetite I had little enthusiasm for cooking. Continue reading
If last week’s recipe for carrot soup with pine nut and caper topping was simple, wholesome and elegant then this week’s is bold, nurturing and indulgent. Continue reading