Buttery, creamy, cheesy and satisfying; there is something very comforting about eating but also cooking risotto. Whether it’s the continuous, no-stress-stirring, or the idea that butter and cheese will undoubtedly make it better seems to give me great solace.
Pancakes – Shrove Tuesday
Begone crêpes! Flipping pancakes is a thing of the past as people turn to wobbling instead of tossing.
There is something very British about pheasant. Images of men in tweed, wearing Barbour jackets, valets reloading rifles before handing them back to their masters and hounds with bird in mouth come to mind.
When day and night are of equal length and druids encircle Stonehenge; the moon grows fat and glows blood-red. Summer turns to autumn. Farmers and their families work hard to ensure their crop comes in before the first frost. It’s harvest time. The more delicate crops, beans and leafy greens, get picked first. The pumpkin,…
As you already know, I have recently embarked on an “eat seasonally” ideology. And as greatly moral as this is, it can be harder than it sounds in a place such as Gibraltar where firstly there isn’t any land to cultivate and grow produce – therefore relying on imported produce – and secondly but more specifically, we…
Be it the bleakest winter or the height of summer, there are always tomatoes. I’m not trying to be cloyingly obvious with the statement but surely if it’s in the sunnier months where the vegetable (or should I say fruit?) has had months of intense heat and sunshine to help it ripen and fill it…