The summer is almost over which signals one very clear and welcomed thing: It is back to routine! The central thing about a holiday is that the clock thatRead more.
A Polish holiday
I have just returned from a Holiday which has truly ignited and excited me. After having the privilege of being reintroduced to Poland by a native, a country I visitedRead more.
A weekend of workshops
Helen’s Bay Organic Gardens 22nd-23rd AUGUST The growing season is gathering its force and the end of the summer will deliver a bounty of wonderful produce. Whilst eating foodRead more.
Can allergies be cured?
This is me exactly 35 years ago, summer 1980, somewhere called Ballymacelligott, Co.Kerry, Ireland. It is a vague memory (and I have remembered a horse not a donkey!), I was onlyRead more.
IT is nearly the longest day of the year and the colour palate on my plate tries to bring as much sunshine in as possible. I love my preservedRead more.
Cultivate: We are preparing
Nature is in bloom and the creative juices are flowing in the kitchen as forged goodness finds its way into dishes and into jars. There are many projects onRead more.
A nice SLOW Ferment
Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine is a mecca. There is a huge variety of food choices with buzzing conversations ranging from the hidden secrets of the foodRead more.
Milk kefir as an antibiotic?
In the blurry hours of the middle of the night, I lay in agony as a throat infection announced itself. Possibly the side effect of my husband suffering of theRead more.
Fermentation across the Nation!
Our regular monthly courses in OX restaurant give us that warm fussy feeling everytime and we can’t keep that all to ourselves, right? The Cultured Club has some wonderful collaborations toRead more.