Tag: herbs

Brochettes of Salmon With Lemon and Dill

Brochettes of Salmon With Lemon and Dill

We are travelling to Rwanda today, the birthplace of our lovely friend, Joseph. When most people think of Rwanda, they think of the terrible genocide that happened there in the mid-90’s. The country was composed of 3 ethnic groups, Hutu (85%), Tutsi (14%) and Twa (1%) and a radical group […]

Easter Rack of Lamb

Easter Rack of Lamb

We’re not particularly religious in this house, but we always feel Easter is a time of hope, new beginnings and when spring really starts to spring. It was always a special time growing up. We’d always have new spring Lamb with the first of the seasons new spring greens. If […]

Lavender – Lemon and Lavender Chicken

Lavender – Lemon and Lavender Chicken

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) has been valued for eons for numerous reasons. Lavender is native to the mountainous regions of the countries bordering the Mediterranean region of Europe. The name “lavender” comes from the Latin verb lavare “to wash” or “to bathe.” It has, over the years, been used aromatically, as […]

Sunday Lunch: Lamb Kleftiko

Sunday Lunch: Lamb Kleftiko

As I indicated last week when we posted Beef Stifado, we are big fans of Greek food in our house and when you think of the different herbs and spices the one that springs to mind the most is one of my favourite herbs of all time oregano. I love […]

The Kitchen Garden – Salad Burnet

The Kitchen Garden – Salad Burnet

Hugely welcome return to The Kitchen Garden this morning, we are as ever learning about something new and today Hannah from London Herb Garden  is giving us her wisdom on the relatively unknown herb Salad Burnet. If you want any more information about growing herbs or how to cook with […]

The Kitchen Garden – How To Grow Mustard

The Kitchen Garden – How To Grow Mustard

We’re back in the Kitchen Garden with London Herb Garden today and we’re looking at one of my favourites, Mustard. As I have been starting to plan what I will be growing in my autumn and winter gardens (yes really!), I have looked increasingly at brassicas. This group contains cabbages, […]