Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl

I think pearl barley is seriously underrated. Everyone seems to be enjoying the now fashionable quinoa, whilst the much cheaper – and I think tastier –  pearl barley is left sat on the shelf!  The grain has a lovely nutty flavour  and needs a lot less additional flavour than quinoa in my opinion. I also… Continue reading Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl

BBC Good Food’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme Cake

For a while I’ve been wanting to attempt a cake which is something a bit more than your average Victoria sponge or chocolate fudge. So when I came across Sophie Godwin’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme cake entitled ‘Harvest Showstopper’ in the latest BBC Good Food magazine I thought I would give it a go. Although… Continue reading BBC Good Food’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme Cake