Roast gammon, asparagus & red cabbage


It’s a traditional boxing day dinner I believe but we managed it on the 27th. It was delicious – salty meat, fresh asparagus and sweet cabbage all combining to be deliciously flavoured with a hit of honey & mustard from the jus. All entirely made by Simon. Gammon was straight in the oven (no boiling…

Boxing day walk


It was necessary, I was concerned that I might stick to the sofa. It was also beautifully cold and pretty. The river was almost totally frozen and you could see the debris along the top (bottles & plastic bags) as they just hadn’t sunk. The snow hadn’t melted either and it was beautifully white and…