We grew Poblano peppers for the first time this year, with total success. Four plants in our green house have yielded 20 or so of the small, thin-skinned peppers.   They aren't very big , about 10-15 cm long and 5-8cm wide, with a lovely delicate...

I love hummus. This isn't exactly old news. I love making it, I love eating it, I love discovering new ways to make it and things to put it on. I also love new flavours of hummus, which purists will pooh pooh.  Well, I say pooh to them,...

This luscious Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper soup was created in that odd period between Christmas & New Year. There were still left overs to eat, but neither of us could face them, needing something full of zingy bouncy flavour, yet to be soothing at...

I hadn't planned to make chutney this year, but faced with nearly a kilo of green tomatoes that just refused to ripen and a sack of apples that our neighbours brought around from their tree, I had to do something. I hate wasting food, especially...

This is one of my go-to sauces in early autumn, when we start to get serious amounts of tomatoes, all in different stages of ripeness, some with marks or insect nibbles, some split, some over ripe, some not so much. I've actually put a version of...

I love kale, but, as we aren't growing it (yet), I'm not cooking it (yet). We have so many other leafy greens right now in the garden it would seem a waste to go & buy more. Especially as the ones in my garden are...

This is a mish-mash idea of a recipe, but has proved to be one of my stand by recipes- especially when our green house/vege patch is overflowing with tomatoes and we just can't stand to eat Β yet ANOTHER salad.. or the weather turns, or in...