Tweet for a table hosted by the Co-operative @Tweet4atable

At the beginning of October the day following the Cosmopolitan blog awards I was lucky enough to get a table at the Co-operative’s Tweet 4 a table. The concept is simple; you tweet @Tweet4atable with the number of people and the time you wish to attend. You get sent a unique code. When your food arrives you have 30 minutes to dine on a free … Continue reading Tweet for a table hosted by the Co-operative @Tweet4atable

Harvest crumble bars (apple and blackberry flapjacks with crumble topping)

The other week Ed and I had a very companionable afternoon picking blackberries in Harrogate. I obviously got my new jumper full of thorns and we both ended up walking home nursing nettle stings. Anyway, armed with a large container of frozen blackberries (or brambles as my family calls them) and some beautiful apples very kindly given to me by my mum and FN at … Continue reading Harvest crumble bars (apple and blackberry flapjacks with crumble topping)

Slow cooked lamb braised in white wine

This recipe is based on Jarret d’agneau a French braised lamb recipe. I couldn’t actually claim absolute authenticity as I don’t know the exact recipe. I absolutely adore slow cooked lamb shanks. The lamb comes out so tender it’s almost butter soft. The meat just falls off the bone. This recipe using white wine tastes wonderful and is the perfect comfort food as the weather … Continue reading Slow cooked lamb braised in white wine

Mixed mushroom spring rolls

As I am embracing Autumnal goodies (Fall goodies I suppose for my North American readers) I decided to make these lovely spring rolls using mushrooms from my local farm shop. You can use any mushrooms for these but obviously things like chestnut, portobello or any mixture of mushrooms will work best and offer a variety of flavours and textures. This recipe can stretch to make … Continue reading Mixed mushroom spring rolls