Portuguese cabbage soup (caldo verde) recipe

Dishes that we now deem to be comfort food were often once peasant dishes, made from the need for filling, cheap food. Over the years as economies have grown and salaries have increased they have often been refined, sometimes shrugging off their once lowly status. Portuguese cabbage soup is almost one such dish, as despite…

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Tahini Greens

Tahini is something I’ve discovered fairly recently. I had a jar sitting in the fridge of my old flat for about a year before making a recipe that used it, but I now make this pretty much on a weekly basis. Tahini has definitely become more popular in recent years with an increased interest in…

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Pasta with Cabbage and Sausagemeat

Sometimes it rains in summer. Sometimes it makes you feel a little autumnal. Sometimes you need cabbage with nutmeg and pork in the middle of July even though it reminds you of October. All of these things happen, and all are OK. That is what happened today. After London has been bathed in glorious sunshine…

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