Fabulous; it’s Friday!

The sweet piquancy of this CUCUMBER AND DILL PICKLE turns smoked salmon, mackerel, trout or a simple tuna and mayonnaise sandwich into a fabulous treat! Quick and easy to make, its fresh taste is perfect for right now! Why not try it? Run the tines of a fork down the length of a washed cucumber, … Continue reading

‘ Take a Chance on Me’…..

I am back in the garden, turning the soil, getting close to the silty, stony, heavy, wet scent of the water-logged soil after months of rain. And the sky clears and the warmth of the sun tries to ease my straining back as I try to turn ground which really would be better left alone. … Continue reading

‘Stormy Weather’……

A big storm brewing over the South West of England sends me into a spin about getting in supplies. I drive across Dartmoor and get blown into the store where cans and cans of tinned wild salmon are half price! Memories of my weekly Sunday tea with my great aunt and the visiting preacher from … Continue reading