Weekly Love: the one with thunderstorms battering my garden!
1. Fantastic ceviche tacos from Taco Shed on Folkestone Harbour Arm. | 2. My Spicy Sausage Ragu with Gochujang from the first ever edition of my new newsletter, ingredient! | 3. A frankly divine John Dory cooked over the coals with creamed spinach from the outdoor menu at The Goods Shed in Canterbury. | 4. And the highlight of that meal: their own small holding radishes dipped into whipped smoked bass roe from their fish counter. | 5. Speaking of seafood, revisiting what has to be the most cooked recipe in my book One Pan Pescatarian (ad): the Garlic Butter Tagliatelle with Scallops on pg 200. | 6. Oh, and did I mention that that delicious taco came with a rather good hibiscus margarita, too?
- Food52 asks if bar carts are just a trend, or if they’re actually useful. I’m firmly in team bar cart and I can’t wait to find the right one for the house!
- Carrie has put together a comprehensively wonderful guide to visiting Somerset.
- They also take a deep dive into the fascinating history of iceburg lettuce in America.
- Deb makes a really compelling argument to make your cinnamon rolls like babka rather than in classic scrolls, and I can’t wait to try it.
- Leah gives a good history of delicious and traditional Jewish kugel, aka lockshen pudding. My family recipe is on Food52, and I’ve created a richer one with dairy for BBC Food.
- I’m in awe of the level of testing that has gone into this crispy hash brown recipe.
- Planning a staycation? Here are 8 places you can find a stunning view of Edinburgh (and you can find all my Edinburgh posts here!)
- Also, here is the ultimate Iceland itineracy (and you can find all my Iceland posts here!)
What have you been finding small pockets of joy in this week, and what have you got planned this weekend? I’m frankly buzzing with excitement as I’m going out for dinner. Inside an actual restaurant. For the first time since November (the same place, actually). So, so excited!!!