I know, I know, ANOTHER courgette recipe. But bear with me everyone. This is our FAVOURITE pasta recipe. During courgette season we eat it at least once a week. Why you may ask?  Because it's simple, it's speedy and above all, it's delicious.  Now, don't panic. This...

A few weeks ago we spent the most blissful week on that gorgeous Italian island called Sardinia. In fact, we spent it on an island, off the island, called La Maddalena.  It's a sleepy place with pretty beaches reached by a short ferry ride from the...

I love vegetable fritters, love them I tell you. I love the way you can use up odds and ends of veggies, left over from an over enthusiastic market shop or garden glut, to create something tasty, crispy and versatile.  This is the third courgette fritter...

I love reading about food from - well, everywhere & anywhere. Knowing about how recipes came about, the way it made the author feel when they ate it, how their granny, or mother, or uncle made it, or insisted on eating it in a certain way to...

For some reason, to me,  shoving a pan of veggies in the oven & watching them at once caramelise on top, but also squidge down into a lovely stew-thing, feels like less work than a pot on the stove. Illogical I know, there's still a pan to...

It's all about the courgettes at this time of year. Invariably I plant at least 3 plants thinking that at least one might survive slug attacks. Most of the time they all survive. This year just two made it, but two still gives us at their...