Tag Archives: Perry Court Farm

Albóndigas con Sepia

Cuttelfish with Meatballs (mandonguilles amb sipia) is a typical Catalan dish, where meat and seafood, Mar i Muntanya, are cooked together. This Sea and Mountain style of cooking is said to have originated in Empordà, in the north of Cataluña, … Continue reading

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Courgette Pizza

I was inspired to make a courgette pizza base I found at the thekitchensgarden and than I liked it so much I made it again and took pictures. Today Martin, the farmer I buy courgettes from, asked me for the … Continue reading

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Last Chance Barbecue

September 12th, 2013 Last week we had a heatwave followed by rain – this week Autumn arrived with cooler temperatures and more rain. It’s a good job I invited Audrey and Fiona over for a last chance barbecue while it … Continue reading

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Pigeon Breasts in Cream Sauce

June 27th, 2013 I’ve been very lucky lately, the pigeons have been at the farmer’s Brussels sprouts, so for the last couple of weeks (at the Farmers’ Market) I’ve had six pigeon breasts added to my bag of vegetables, as … Continue reading

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Asparagus – griddled

May 6th, 2013 I was delighted to find Asparagus at the farmers’ market yesterday. The season is short, April 23rd to June 21st for the UK and it’s late this year! Asparagus is at its very best when freshly picked, so … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi

June 22nd, 2012 When I’d finished buying my vegetables at the Islington Farmers’ Market on Sunday, Martin the farmer, presented me with a kohlrabi to try. These Russian spaceship like vegetables are quite common in Indian cuisine, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

May 18th, 2012 The Asparagus Season (April 23rd – June 21st in the UK) heralds spring, a whole range of new vegetables and an end to winter. Ideally, asparagus is best served very fresh – mine came from Perry Court … Continue reading

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Christmas Farmers’ Market

December 18th, 2011 I’ve been to Islington Farmers’ Market this morning for some Christmas provisions. I was expecting a very busy day, but it was no more crowded than an ordinary week – I suppose a lot of people were … Continue reading

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Argentine Steak (Chinese style)

July 11th, 2011 I went to the butchers to buy sausages, but Marek had some really good looking Argentine steaks with Chinese seasoning – I had to buy one. I think there was some chilli, garlic, ginger, rosemary, thyme and a little … Continue reading

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Perry Court Farm

October 17th, 2010 On Sundays I go to the Islington Farmers’ Market – I saw an article in Time Out, over ten years ago and can’t seem to stop myself going. At Christmas, when the market shuts for a single … Continue reading

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