I’ve been reading Niki Segnit's Flavour Thesaurus. Last week I reached Avocado and loved her suggestion for pairing it with mango in a salsa.
My grandmother passed away last month, in hospital in Northumberland. She lived in Seahouses, in a house teetering on the edge of a quarry, opposite a beautiful windswept beach.
We had a glut of egg whites over the weekend, so making meringues was the obvious solution. We sandwiched them together with some cinnamon-spiced mascarpone and served them with fresh, juicy nectarines.
We spotted these globe artichokes at Portobello market yesterday, after conducting some ‘research’ at Books for Cooks (it was genuine research, but did involve buying quite a few new books).
Things were a little muddy at Glastonbury this year, but the mud didn’t stop anyone having a good time, or at least, not for long.