Quick and Cheaty Redcurrant Preserve

Redcurrant sauce is a great alternative to cranberry , with the same sweet-tart taste and cheery colour. Best of all, for DIY-ers, the redcurrants are easy to grow at home, and to pick them you don’t need to flood half of Maine, just yank them off the bush, twiggy bits and all. Oh my, are…

Potted Pork Belly with Pistachios

My mother in-law is French, and what’s  more than that, she’s a French cook. So when they come to stay I feel duty-bound to prove to them I’m not making my husband subsist on a diet of boiled lamb and microwaved pizza, the staple diet of the Brit, apparently. The problem is, that when they…