Caramelised onion and beetroot relish

We pulled out the last of our beetroot patch a while ago and apart from gloriously roasting them or making my divine chocolate beetroot cake; I’ve decided to make a relish with the remaining small bulbed beetroot and to pickle the rest; ensuring that my family can enjoy our beetroot until the next spring harvest….

Smoked Shank and Pearl Barley Soup – a winter warmer

We’ve just experienced some wonderful wild and wet weather over the weekend which always makes me want to ¬†cook up a large winter warming soup. Smoked shanks provide a lovely smoky richness to this dish while the pearl barley is high in fibre and protein. Their combination creates a lovely full flavoured soup perfect for…