I signed up to a “British vegetable box”, and what that translates into these days is: a lot of leeks, carrots and potatoes.
It’s a fun challenge to come up with new recipes (
new to me, I suppose!) to use them in different ways.
So after I made a
leek and potato soup (a Devvers classic), I devised a leek, carrot and potato fritatta, and then… a leek and broccoli risotto for Sunday lunch, because Sundays should be for rice dishes! Continue reading “Leek and broccoli risotto”
Update: I thought this was sage. It is actually rock rose (jara in Spanish). The leaves are very similar but when they’re in flower or have fruits they look different! The good news is this isn’t toxic as I’m still writing this myself!
One of my favourite things to do when I visit my home town is to have a walk in the countryside.
It’s a great chance to observe the extremely rich flora, as there are
hundreds of aromatic and medicinal herbs, and that’s not even counting the trees. Continue reading “Foraging, II: rock rose omelette”
Is there anything funnier than making your own pastry and then baking a
Poison Pie (like I did last year)? Yes—making skull and bone shaped scones!
Bone-shaped cheese scones in the baking tray Continue reading “Skulls and bones (or: scones and scones)”
Quick to make, weird and pleasant to eat 🤪
It has a nice, gentle crunch, and the sesame oil and cheese are balanced out by the sourness of the vinegar and the pickled radishes. It somehow… works?
Devvers says it has such a strong 80s vibe, maybe it’s the colours… maybe it’s the arrangement? I think it’s the sweetcorn!
Continue reading “Retro style sesame and sour salad”