Pizza Della Siepe

I love Italian food! I could eat pasta every day. I also love the principle of Italian cooking: Good ingredients prepared simply and with love. I make my own pizza…

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Weeding Is Feeding!

I love gardening. I only moved into my home last September, so have been waiting impatiently to see what pops up in the Spring and get my hands dirty. Yesterday…

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Common Nettle

Urtica dioica A good wild plant to start with, being familiar to most of us from painful and often memorable introductions in childhood but it will certainly make amends when…

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Wild Garden Soup

Nursing a mild hangover and in need of a wholesome meal with minimal input, I wondered outside in search of ingredients. Nettles were the first obvious choice, along with a…

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Three-Cornered Leek

Allium triquetrum I was introduced to this distinctive plant a couple of years ago by a friend. If you're not familiar with it, the chances are you have passed it…

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