Lamb and beans stew for the lazy

Lamb stew is possibly the only thing we can get away with when we have chunks of lamb in the freezer. Fortunately, it’s one of those easy dishes you can put on while you get on with the weekly chores of hoovering and the damn laundry. And doubly fortunately, it’s a very forgivable dish: you […]

Bottled Californian sunshine

Having accumulated several bottles of wine over the summer, I hosted a mini tasting session of a mere fraction of the full cupboard of Californian sunshine. Here are some piccies taken pre-drinking. The cheese and fruit spread was intended to 1. line the stomach and 2. provide gentle reminders of the often-fruitiness of wine. OK, […]