pancakes

Alla Wolf-Tasker’s Blueberry Pancakes

Makes: 10 – 12 Ingredients: Plain flour – 200g Baking powder – 1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda – 1 teaspoon Buttermilk – 450ml Butter – 1 tablespoon, melted Eggs, free-range – 2 large Milk – 100ml Blueberries – 100g Vegetable oil – up to 150ml …

Savoury-Muffins-

Andrew Stone’s Carrot and Pinenut Muffins

  Muffins are quick to make and the batter should be mixed as lightly and as little as possible. Buttermilk or yoghurt helps to keep the mixture light. Savoury muffins are a good way to use up those few carrots, zucchini or leaves of spinach …

MushroomsCutting

Alla Wolf-Tasker’s Ragout of Wild Mushrooms

Russians have always been mad about mushrooming, and their literature is full of stories of mushrooming parties. Mushroom season was eagerly anticipated every year, my parents and their friends returning from mushroom-gathering expeditions with boot loads of boxes laden with slippery jacks and pine mushrooms. …

Annie Smithers’ Tomato Spaghettini

We’re not all as fortunate as Annie to have a selection of heirloom tomatoes in our garden.  While you are here why not seek out Mt Franklin Organics instead? Well known for his heirloom tomatoes and pumpkins, Florian Hofinger of Mt Franklin Organics also supplies …

pork

Jonai Farms Rare-breed Pork Slow Braised with Cabbage

“We respect what our farming hero Salatin calls ‘the pigness of the pig’, and our animals are free to roam, root, and wallow as they would in the wild. We think it’s unconscionable to choose meat from an animal that has lived its life in …

greentomato

Annie Smithers’ Green Tomato Pickle

An absolute must in my pantry. This pickle is fantastic with cheddar and thick slices of bread, but even better with grilled haloumi cheese and soft Turkish rolls. 2 kg green tomatoes 6 large onions 300gm coarse sea salt 1.2 litres white vinegar, plus extra …