Tag Archives: eggs

Do Happy Egg Co. have happy hens?

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Roaming Hens

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll notice that eggs feature heavily and that’s because I love them for their taste and versatility. As a meat-eater I do think it’s important to be aware of how animals are reared and their welfare and I mostly buy free-range or organic eggs. On occasion these have been from the Happy Egg Co. (easily identifiable by the bright yellow packaging) and recently I got an invite to visit one of their farms in Tring. Continue reading

Recipe: Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

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Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

Psst! I know where you can get free food. You can find it in most woodlands and riverbanks around the UK at this time of year. Can you guess what it is? Wild garlic. Wild garlic belongs to the chive family and has a soft garlicky taste and you can eat both its leaves and flowers. It’s easy to identify and ripe for the picking – go forage for some. Continue reading

West Norwood Slow Food Festival and a Foraged Mallow Omelette

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A few weeks ago I went to the West Norwood Slow Festival and a what a fab day it was. There were some great stalls selling a variety of artisan produce; iberico ham from Brindisa, chorizos, cakes, cheeses and lots more. You’d be hard pushed not find something you like. As well as the food stalls there were food related talks and demos in the ‘Chef Demo Tent’ and ‘Talks Tent’. Continue reading

Courgette, Parmesan and Dill Frittata

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Courgette, Parmesan and Dill Frittata

Now that spring has well and truly sprung, my meals tend to get lighter as I no longer feel like the heavy, comfort inducing foods that I crave in winter. I love cooking with eggs and never tire of eating them. Continue reading

Brenda the Hen

Brenda

Let me introduce you to Brenda the Hen. I met her on Saturday whilst visiting my friend Amy in Arundel. Continue reading