I am back from my holiday where I have to admit, I ate like a piglet. There was so much amazing food including slip sole at my
Also, a new discovery and possibly already now my SECOND
No, I did not take my Guy Chester Cup won for most points in the Muswell Hill and District Horticultural Society Spring Show cookery classes on holiday with me!
There was also much hanging out at one of my
and fresh mackerel from Whitstable Harbour.
What an amazing 4 days.
and I found a lovely 1940s cookbook (reprinted many times since the 1920s)
in our fabulous holiday hideaway, Harbour Cottage that had a good looking recipe for baked mackerel.
So the mackerel were cooked to this recipe with vinegar and mustard (they were LOVELY) and our new potatoes from the fabulous Whitstable greengrocers were cooked with garlic and spring onion.
Here’s Robert’s recipe…
We also tried WHITE sprouting broccoli for the first time and were both of the
I took most of the leaves off and fried those up with some garlic. Oh, we had prawns from the
It was a perfect seaside dinner and I was pleased to discover that although I haven’t made a fire since I lived on the houseboat…
I still got the skillz..
If you fancy a little break away on the Kent coast I can definitely put you in touch with Polly. Her little cottage is so
Here is our delicious fishy dinner – why I thought we could eat two mackerel each is anyone’s guess…
The potatoes were very tasty. I am very pleased that Mr. Quarry continues to redeem himself after the horror show of his Beer and Cheese Soup…
More to come soon from his cookbook I am sure…