Tag Archives: New Year

Wild fennel flower fritters

At this time of year, swathes of wild fennel are in flower, their bright yellow blooms rising above clouds of green fennel fronds. The flowers smell sweet and fragrant with aniseed. The bees and other pollinating insects love them. If … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dinner (warm peppery salad with beef and lentils)

A friend of mine recently assured me of an old wives’ tale for New Year’s Day. You shouldn’t eat anything that flies, and you should eat lentils. This will bring you health and wealth in the New Year. You see, if … Continue reading

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