Weekly Love: the one where I started baking bread again
1. Growing all the fruit and vegetable from seed to keep us going over the summer. | 2. New from me over at BBC Food, Fajita Chicken Fried Rice. | 3. Teaming up with Cotswold Flour (thank you so much for bailing me out and gifting me a new supply guys!) to make Challah for the first time, my favourite Friday Night Jewish holiday bread from Leah Koenig’s brilliant The Jewish Cookbook (#ad #gifted). | 4. Another preview from One Pan Pescatarian over on my Instagram page, the Roast Aubergine and Fresh Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette from the cover spread and one of my favourite (happily vegan) salads in the book. Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? (#ad) | 5. Another bread baking adventure, the food-porn worthy Ligurian Focaccia Samin Nosrat learns to make on Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. | 6. Langoustines from The Goods Shed fish counter in Canterbury cooked in a quick lemon and black pepper butter.
- Leslie, on why you should read books in just one sitting.
- The perfect self-isolation project: how to make a pop up greeting card.
- I know this seems rather obvious, but did you know you could grow your own tomato plants at home using, well, fresh tomatoes?
- Here are three brilliant substitutes for baking powder.
- Kelly has some great tips for upgrading your home bar cart without breaking the budget.
- Also, she’s started a rolling list of UK Indie bookstores that do mail order.
- I’ve recently got into Papier for beautiful, customisable greeting cards, notebooks and thank you notes as the shops seem empty and they involve leaving the house. Get £10 off your first order here (and I’ll get £10 too!) Fathers Day is coming up on June 21st?
- Jonah and Leslie’s coronavirus wedding story made me cry.
What have you been finding small pockets of joy in this week, and what have you got planned this weekend? I’m hoping to carve out some reading time (did you know that I run a Bookstagram account called Lilac & Ink?) as it is supposed to be a bit cloudy and overcast down here in Kent.
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