Day 162 – Pickled radishes

Sometimes I buy vegetables and only use them once or twice. Even though I mostly meal plan and make shopping lists, I sometimes shop with my stomach. Last week I picked up some radishes to use in salads, and now I find myself with a bunch left and no meals to put in them. I… Continue reading Day 162 – Pickled radishes

Day 115 – Chocolate mint cookies

There are only a couple of flavour combinations that I simply can't resist - salt and vinegar (a very British combination, I know) makes my mouth water every time I think of it, and dark chocolate and mint makes me swoon with anticipation. I love dark chocolate anyway, but once you add the sharp mint… Continue reading Day 115 – Chocolate mint cookies

Day 111 – Made Zhug

Zhug does not have the most appetising name and I'm not even 100% sure how to pronounce it, but it has been on my 'to make' list for a long time. Zhug (or zhoug) is a spicy green sauce from Yemen and is normally used over meats and vegetables. I love Middle Eastern food perhaps… Continue reading Day 111 – Made Zhug

Day 76 – Air Freshener

Since I made my (very useful) natural cleaner with leftover citrus peels, I've kept an ever-growing stash in the freezer. I like to eliminate as much food waste as I can (I also keep vegetable offcuts to make vegetable stock), but with everything going on, I was running out of space in my freezer. The… Continue reading Day 76 – Air Freshener

Day 47 – Marmalade

The old saying goes that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Well, this weekend life gave me oranges, so I made marmalade. A few weeks ago I tried the Too Good To Go app, and have had nothing but good results saving food from being wasted since. Yesterday I noticed my local organic supermarket… Continue reading Day 47 – Marmalade