Summer herbs and a mixed grain salad

First published July 2015 In addition to the abundance of soft fruit, July also heralds the verdant arrival of fresh herbs. A far cry from the dry, sawdust filled jars of my childhood, modern home cooks can now add a plethora of bright flavours to their dishes. Beyond the ubiquitous basil of an Italian pasta … Continue reading Summer herbs and a mixed grain salad

Summer scented rhubarb crumble

First published June 2015 June offers an abundance of choice in the culinary calendar. The year has already given us an extended opportunity to try the grassy stems of asparagus, and early British strawberries have begun hitting market stalls right on cue. This month also brings free food options with nettle tops, dandelion leaves and … Continue reading Summer scented rhubarb crumble