Sunday in Glasgow. A fine day, and out walking along a path beside a stream, bird-watching. When you stop and look, so many differents birds, quite surprisingly many. And looking at, looking for birds takes the eye away from the pollution, the plastic, the shoppng trollies, that befoul the stream. However, overall it was lovely, … Continue reading Scottish Sunday
Tag: British food
London, I do love it and it's many faces. Tatty & run-down ... arrive at Heathrow Terminal 1 & see if that's not your first impression. Splendid ... the iconic skyline, the buildings. And reassuringly unchanging. That perhaps is the human face of the city. At the bottom of the road where I'm staying is … Continue reading London
Winter, so a time for puddings. And the leek stew the other night put me in mind of English food, English cooking, and (for some reason) Bakewell tart. Something I’ve only ever made once before, many many moons ago. And this, I have to say, wasn’t quite as I remembered it … the problem, I … Continue reading Winter puddings: Bakewell tart
Dashed into the Sunday market on the weekend (on our way to see the fantastic film version of The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino as a captivating Shylock) to grab, among other things, a few leeks. For I had in mind a particular dish … leek stew with a nackerjack. I love that word, … Continue reading Anyone for a nackerjack?