All posts tagged “winter

Beetroot, celeriac and carrot slaw

These three winter roots are full of vitamin C and high in fibre. This slaw makes a great side and is slightly sweeter and more digestible than lots of raw cabbage. I like to serve it with piping hot jacket potatoes, or in wraps and […]

Cauliflower Cheese with mustard sauce and almonds

A perfect warming dish for cold days, cauliflower cheese is real comfort food and a great way to get some extra vegetables into children! The mustard and almonds give this an interesting and more “adult” twist however, and it is wonderful as a side dish […]

My garden in December

The frost glistens on the grass reminding that winter is truly here. Birds flock around the feeder hanging on the tree, my usual friendly robin as chirpy as ever! I enjoy watching them from the window, but don’t spend too much time in the garden […]

In season at the end of the year

Winter is here, cold days and long nights. A time for warming comfort food; hot pots, roasts and plenty of soup. Luckily Britain has a great selection of vegetables available over the winter, so you can still get a good variety of flavours and vitamins […]

In season at the start of the year

January and February: warming winter fare The first weeks of the year are a time for warming and hearty food to combat the cold weather and long dark nights. The UK has a wonderful abundance of winter vegetables available through January and February perfect for […]