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Full Circle Wild Garlic Scone
Full Circle Wild Garlic Scone
March 30, 2021

In March 2020, acclimatising to pandemic mode, I was establishing this blog and posting about wild garlic. Fastforward to March 2021 and I find myself in foraging mode again as the weather springs us forwards and signs of a fresh, new season can be i-spied all around. Reality keeps pace with this generous-spirited season as we emerge from the tunnel of Covid restrictions and follow chinks of light. “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen

Soup it up
Soup it up
February 12, 2021

I could dine on soup alone and often I do …
BEAUTIFUL Soup, so rich and green,
Waiting in a hot tureen!
Who for such dainties would not stoop?
Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!
Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup! Lewis Carroll

Ode to Autumn Salad
Ode to Autumn Salad
September 29, 2020

When I’m in need of some build me up butternut therapy I go into roasting mode with a butternut squash and make it into a salad – it works wonders warm or cold. “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” John Keats, Ode to Autumn.