Wheat in Grove Field July 2018

Summer Rituals

Getting meals on the table at the moment is a bit of a pain as I have little enthusiasm for spending time in the kitchen at this time of year, though I can be persuaded to make a batch of Lemon Squash, which disappears at alarming speed.

jug of wild violets

Forage, cook, eat

If you drive along English country lanes at this time of year, it would be easy to dismiss the green blur of the verges as simply boring grass.

huffer bread

Weekend Baking

There is something very therapeutic about baking at the weekend. Unlike the relentless chore of putting a main meal on…