Minted spring pea soup

2022-08-16T14:28:08+02:00Friday, 17 July 2015| Soup|Tags: |

I know that calling this minted pea soup recipe ‘spring’ pea soup is optimistic – what with at least another six weeks of bitter cold weather waiting for us before spring is 'officially' here. But all around me I am starting to see signs that winter is on its way out. Jasmin shrubs spilling over fences in my neighbourhood are [...]

Shortcut old-fashioned chicken pie

2022-08-16T14:29:47+02:00Wednesday, 18 February 2015| Dinner|Tags: , , |

My gran – in the way of so many women of her generation I suppose – was a kitchen whizz on the quiet. Dress a 300kg carcass in under an hour? No problem. Whip up a four-tier wedding cake with marzipan and delicate OTT floral sugarwork by Monday? Sure sweetie. I wish I had learnt more from her while I [...]