day : 16/11/2016 3 results

A River Cottage Christmas Feast

You might be able to tell, from my rather large stack of cookery books, that I am a bit of a fan of River Cottage! My husband and I have always watched Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's television programmes- it's not only the lovely and inspiring recipes- but the comfort factor of the farmhouse and the rolling Devon countryside. When we first became hooked we were living in London, and it felt like a little glimpse of home for me, having grown up in Devon. We have also recently bought ...

Christmas soup

I was recently invited to attend a 1 day vegetarian cookery course at Exeter Cookery School (you can read all about my experience here ). I had such a brilliant day- I really loved learning all the new skills and recipes! One of the things that we made was a slow-roasted fennel and tomato ragout, which we then turned into a soup- and honestly I can say that it is the most delicious soup I have ever eaten. I took some home with me and had it for dinner and I just didn't want it to end! ...

A day at Exeter Cookery School

A few weeks ago I was so thrilled to be invited to spend a day at Exeter Cookery School learning some vegetarian cookery! I have always loved to cook- the recipe book that I started in 1992, aged 11, is mainly full of chocolate based recipes, but as I grew up you can see more variety creeping in- including my curry phase and a newly discovered love of peanut butter in about 1995! I learnt from my Mum who used to have my brother and I cook a meal each for the whole family at least every ...