Monthly Archives: July 2009

A glut of courgettes

I don’t think there is a collective noun for courgettes but ‘a glut’ seems most fitting for July. The unusually balmy weather we’ve been having of late has given our courgette plant the strength and audacity to take over our … Continue reading

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Saturday’s child

So, there we have it. Salad Club secret suppers really are taking off, and with it run our ideas. The more we do it, the more we think about it. The more we feed, the more we want. This is … Continue reading

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Camping salads, a tasty stew and a dodgy stir fry.

A few weekends ago I entered the unfamiliar, testosterone-fueled world of formula one racing. The grand prix ticket, which included track side camping, was a birthday present for Raph. I went along to keep the tickets safe, carry the beer, … Continue reading

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Red onion marmalade

It’s too hot to eat anything other than feta, radish and cucumber salad at the moment, and my fridge spends its empty days waiting until I’ve re-stocked a small batch of these ingredients again from the evening market. I haven’t … Continue reading

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