Vegetables

Vegetable Tajine with Steamed Fig Infused Cous Cous

With Steamed Fig Infused Cous Cous

As we travelled through Europe these recipes were naturally refined.  In Avinos, Turkey we discovered the beauty of cooking in clay pots, the tradition of this region.  At the Avinos markets we found the most beautiful produce and strings of … Continue reading

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Braised Brussel Sprouts with White Wine and Goat Milk

Braised Brussel Sprouts with White Wine and Goat Milk

As every child seems too I hated brussel sprouts. But now they are one of my favourite vegetables and I always look forward to them in Autumn and Winter. One very simple but delicious way to prepare them is to boil or steam them first, then transfer them to a baking tray along with some minced garlic… Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Corn Bread Crust

Fried Green Tomatoes with Corn Bread Crust

  We had this beautiful green tomato from the vegetable garden sitting on the window sill waiting to ripen.  But it was far too green to ever turn red and it had a greater destiny ahead!  Fried Green Tomatoes was … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, also known as Sun Chokes, are one of my favourite ‘forgotten’ vegetables.  When I was a kid my Gran always grew them and I remember before we would go home going out to the vegetable garden and digging … Continue reading

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