This month, I am… cooking …all things elderflower. To begin, a batch of Elderflower Cordial, then I’ll be baking an Elderflower Drizzle Cake and maybe even an Elderflower and Gooseberry Sponge. Yum! reading… gorgeous Lionheart magazine. The very lovely editor, Hels, was at Sisterhood, and it was an absolute pleasure to meet her. I’d just
This month, I am… cooking … our favourite biscuits. My mother-in-law’s Ginger Snaps are the quickest, easiest and tastiest biccies around. The trickiest bit is resisting the temptation to eat an entire batch of them! reading… about wildflowers in The Concise British Flora In Colour, which I picked up in a charity bookshop for 50p.
This month, I am… cooking … anything with wild garlic! It’s the perfect time for foraging. I’ll be making an annual batch of pesto and I’ve had great success with foccacia too. reading… poetry. I’ve been rediscovering poets that I loved back when I was a student. Phillip Larkin’s The Trees is my current poetry crush.
This month, I am … cooking … a rhubarb and orange cake with the last of the new season rhubarb- I bake it every year and it’s fruity, sweet and frangipane-scented. reading… the illustrated Tove Jansson biography, Work and Love, bought from this lovely bookshop. Fascinating background reading for this month’s Year in Books choice. loving… this