Category Archives: Nowt about the fridge

Wild Garlic and Watercress Soup

Yesterday’s mild, fragrant air sprung the desire in me to knock up a simple watercress soup – something fresh and green, but warm, for a cool and light evening. My friend Anna, who’s been tussling with her little Brixton garden, … Continue reading

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Why we love Brixton market

If you’re a regular reader, you already know how we feel about the market which lies on Ellie’s old doorstep on Electric Avenue. We both live a short cycle ride away now, and still swing by after work for weekly … Continue reading

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Split Tyre, Split Yellow Dhal

This is a recipe for a very makeshift, very warming dhal made of split yellow peas. It’s cheap, easy, massively filling and is about the only thing you’ll have ingredients for when you too stumble in from the sleet with … Continue reading

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Our friends Electric

Last Saturday was a poignant evening for us as the lights went up – and down – for the last time on a secret supper at Ellie’s rare flat in the beating heart of Brixton. As always, the restaurant was … Continue reading

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What to do with a bag of carrots?

Carrots do have a tendency of hanging around in bags in the drawer of the fridge. I tend to buy them singly on the market so’s to avoid this congregation, but the odd runaway sack still slinks its way in … Continue reading

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The big dig.

On Saturday, instead of sleeping off a hangover, early birds Raph and I set about preparing the official Salad Club allotment patch – a job we’ve been putting off for far too long. Accompanied by Adam and Joe on the … Continue reading

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Roasted vegetables w/ home made garlic aioli

Very easy, this one. This is how salads slide into more of a warm meal. Roughly chop into strips an aubergine, courgette, peppers of any colour, red onion (and some tomato if you like it), season well and add to … Continue reading

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Broccoli and parmesan

This is quite a random one, considering most people don’t like broccoli all that much. I’m finding myself hankering after it quite alot these days, especially since it came from an empty fridge. Cut the broccoli into small florets and … Continue reading

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