peel the beet

The garden is warming up to the point that some of the things which have been in it over the winter are starting to bolt. I harvested my beetroots the other day, as they’d been in there since autumn. Time to pick them to make room for some more exciting summer vegetable. Beetroots are great … Continue reading peel the beet

travel in a tin

Often when I mooch around a deli it is the food packaging that catches my eye more than the contents. Chillies from Mexico… Smoked paprika from Spain… Plain old tinned tomatoes from Italy…but somehow the Italians manage to make a quotidian product look appealing. Those bold, shiny tomatoes against that black background. Whoar! (Although this … Continue reading travel in a tin