Author: Catherine

Farmers’ Market

Today was our Farmers’ Market Day! There’s something very special about Farmers’ markets.  We  go to the one at the Showgrounds, which is on every Sunday morning, and we go there most fortnights, before choir. One of the fun things…

Recipe: Chocolate for Breakfast

The official name for this recipe, which comes from Less Meat, More Veg, is ‘Chocolate, Coconut and Raspberry Spread’, but I like to think of it as Chocolate for Breakfast, as that is basically the point.  You can say all…

Recipe: Three Roasted Vegetable Soups

Three recipes in one post today, because it’s the same (very easy!) method, but with markedly different flavours.  I’ve given recipes for a very simple but delicious pumpkin soup, a subtly perfumed beetroot soup and a creamy Jerusalem artichoke soup,…

Garden to Plate: Jerusalem Artichokes

I’ve noticed a distinct trend in my occasional forays into vegetable gardening: if it’s easy to grow and doesn’t get eaten by caterpillars, you can guarantee it is monstrous to prepare (I’m looking at you, broadbeans). It must be confessed…