Cabbage Chutney

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As home cooks we become so used to our own kitchens that we really struggle when thrown into a foreign environment. I’ve botched up meals so many times when cooking in friends’ houses that they often look at me with deep suspicion “can she really cook or has she been sneaking in take-away meals all this time”? Continue reading Cabbage Chutney

Mangy’s Mum’s Sweet Chilli Lemon Pickle

I love pickling and preserving ingredients. It reminds me of my grandma and of childhood. I think about the produce and where it came from, especially if it is home grown  or donated by a generous friend and feel a real sense of connection to the end result. Continue reading Mangy’s Mum’s Sweet Chilli Lemon Pickle