I love looking at romanescos so much it can be hard to bring myself to cut into them. They’re so beautiful in a sculptural, alien sort of way, like a vegetable from another planet. But I always do manage to get over their beauty and to cook with them, and that’s because I know that they taste even better than they look.
There’s nothing worse than a sweaty evening with the oven blasting, so let’s all agree to figure out in advance some nice, cold meals that either don’t need any cooking at all or that can be cooked in advance and enjoyed straight out of the fridge.
A well-stocked freezer is a wonderful thing, whether you need chips to make kale and an egg into a satisfying meal, or kale to make egg and chips into one that has a vegetable element.
Ice-cream concentrates flavours, lets them sing every note of their unique song, so that it becomes possible to appreciate every aspect of an ingredient we might otherwise think of as incidental
Beetroot pancakes are pretty and tasty
Let’s pay some attention to our fruit bags this week, and think about how we can turn the plums in the bags into delicious meals.