Tangerine, clementine, or mandarin curd
Preserves / Recipes / Small batch / Sweet / Treats - no flour / vegetarian

Tangerine, clementine, or mandarin curd

A gentle, fragrant curd with freshly squeezed tangerines and their bittersweet zest. It was a good relaxing morning today: we listened to Drive-in Saturdays, a double-feature movie podcast by Dorian and Saoirse, Mr. Pear made me tea in my favourite mug, and I had crumpets with plenty of homemade tangerine curd. I was also at the same time reading a … Continue reading

Pasta with Francis Lam’s Let-My-Eggplant-Go-Free! Sauce
No oven / Recipes / Savoury / Two pot pasta / Vegan / vegetarian

Pasta with Francis Lam’s Let-My-Eggplant-Go-Free! Sauce

This is wonderfully ugly. Garlicky, herby, glossy with oil. I don’t think beauty should be always required of food because beauty is not a reliable indicator of flavour. I am all for appreciating the simplicity of fresh, whole vegetables, but if we take that too far then everything would be eaten raw and unseasoned, a still life, not … Continue reading