Entries by Miss South

Spring Succotash Salad

I was quite nervous posting last week’s piece about the psychology of dietary intolerances in case it just sounded whiny, but it seemed to have resonance with many of you and I was bowled over by the response. The kindness and thoughtfulness in comments, tweets and emails was genuinely overwhelming and inspiring. I’ve felt much […]

Rethinking Food

You may have noticed there haven’t been very many recipes on the blog recently and if I’m honest, that’s not so much having writer’s block but having the most complicated dietary requirements around at the moment. Having discovered the whole Fodmap thing and giving it a proper go since just before Christmas, I’ve been rewarded […]

Live Below the Line

It’s that time of year again when Twitter does Live Below the Line (and spends the three weeks before emailing me to ask if I have any tips for them.) I’m actually pretty short on tips, but I’m very very full of opinions on the subject and I’m pretty sure none of them are what […]

Pastiera or Easter Ricotta Tart

I really admire those organised food bloggers who manage to post seasonal recipes before the event. I’m not quite sure what their secret is, but when it comes to Christmas or Easter or Halloween, I need to find out because I’m posting a recipe for the classic Easter dish of pastiera a week late instead. […]

Hot Chocolate Gur Cake

I was walking home one day last week when a friend called me and said without much preamble ‘you know about donkey’s gudge, don’t you?’ Pausing slightly to see if the noise of the A23 had made me mishear, I hedged my bets and said ‘refresh my memory…’ My friend said impatiently ‘you know, the […]