Weekly Love: the one where I got to explore my dream garden.
1. A delicious Crispy Ahi Tuna Taco with pickled cucumber and guacamole in a blue corn tortillas from Casa Calavera which was just one of the delicious bites we enjoyed at this years Taste of London in Regents Park – I’ve detailed everything we ate in this Instagram highlight! | 2. A light, elegant delicious piece of baked hake served with mussel butter, tenderstem broccoli and pickled carrots at Rocksalt in Folkestone – read my full review here! | 3. My first, beautiful spring onion harvest from my kitchen garden. | 4. My Roasted Strawberry and Rhubarb Compote, perfect for breakfast or dessert – find the recipe here! | 5. The wonderful cucumber house at Water Lane, a new walled garden restaurant in Hawkhurst that I’m a little obsessed by. | 6. Just two of the delicious dishes on at the moment at Water Lane: beetroot with whipped goats cheese, raspberries and roasted almonds, and lemon crystal cucumbers with chervil cream and brown shrimp. Find my full tour and more photos of the current menu in this Instagram highlight!
- In case it is had to get hold of where you live, Kate schools us on how to make buttermilk from scratch.
- Hello yes to this DIY floating drinks cooler to take with you into the pool.
- Yaya and Lloyd have put together the ultimate Malta itinerary and I want to go on holiday again.
- I am totally here for Deb’s assertions that devilled eggs should become the ultimate it’s too hot to cook summer food.
- I usually just throw prepared corn straight on but now I think I might try this: how to barbecue corn in its husk for apparently, moist, juicy, but still smoky corn.
- Looking to stop relying on pre-made blends? This is how to make your own cajun spice mix.
- Food52 have some great tips for storing cucumbers – store bought and home grown – so that they don’t turn to mush in the fridge – this is me all. the. time.
What have you been finding small pockets of joy in this week, and what have you got planned this weekend? I’m looking forward to a nice family lunch out, followed by making a roast chicken, we’ve been out and about so much we’ve not had a Sunday roast in ages, and I’ve got carrots, kale and leeks (baby ones to thin out the rows) all ready in the garden to serve alongside some local roast potatoes!