• Lobster salad

    The garden has been overrun with primroses, on a bank by the shed, in the rhubarb patch and down the sides of the lawn. The first lawn mowing of the year swerves round them so we can preserve them and enjoy them for as long as possible. It felt summery so I bought a lobster

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  • Spinach soup

    I love taking photos from Orford Quay, whatever the time of year. The river is smooth and tranquil.   Spring is springing with daffodils peeking out from behind a wall in Quay Street. and in the garden underneath the apple tree.   It’ still a bit chilly though and I am on a mission at

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  • Quince friands

    As I walked along the Quay in late September, I loved the tangle of the boats’ masts, which are now being put away for the winter. The quince were ripening on the tree, turning from a pale green to a citrus yellow. We picked them before the winds came. I left the quinces to ripen

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  • Easiest apple cake ever

    We have a glut of apples at the moment and so I am making plans for apple jelly, more chutney, apple pie, pork and apple, baked apples, chicken and apple. I think they will edge themselves into everything I am cooking. This apple cake is such a good tempered recipe. You can substitute the ingredients

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  • Lobster linguine

    The hydrangea is out by the kitchen window and the apples are coming It is my husband’s birthday and he has requested lobster linguine. His best meal ever was eating lobster at a restaurant over the water at Bar Harbour in Maine and so I have a lot to live up to. But some fresh

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