Category Dips

ROASTED BEETROOT & NEW POTATO SALAD WITH CANNELINI BEAN PURÉE, NUTS, POMEGRANITE & CAPERS

Gosh, I’ve gone a long time without posting.  How easily the days slip into weeks without much pause for thought!  A (beautifully) low key Christmas and pie, wine and friend-filled New Year feel long since passed, along with the promise of December.  Illnesses and anxieties and body-numbing cold have taken their toll and left weariness in their […]

RAW MANGO & TURMERIC PICKLE

Last month, I made a no-cook, fresh turmeric and ginger pickle.  The turmeric I’d brought home from the shop had given me a surprise once I started to peel it, as the flesh revealed wasn’t bright yellow, but a creamy off-white.  At this point I didn’t even know that such a thing as white turmeric existed, and […]

(A LITTLE BIT SAUCY) CHILLI, PEPPER & CHERRY TOMATO JAM

Saucy this chilli jam is, but not in a ‘suits you, sir’ kind of way.  Initially cooked on a boil, it spends most of the cooking process simmering, which gives a sticky, soft consistency, not too wet to spoon over crackers and cream cheese, but easy to loosen up with some rice vinegar and tamari to turn it into […]

GARLICKY BEETROOT, BROADBEAN & CAPER DIP

Healthy, and indeed health, is one of those subjective terms that I don’t always find useful.  Where I sit on a scale of physical and mental health may be quite different to the person next to me, so I’ve found that an experience of ‘healthy’ is something quite individual and relative.  And from my experience, I think […]